[Movies] UPDATED: Godzilla To Shoot In Canada
Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.18.2013
The principal cast for the film has been confirmed...
UPDATE:The principal cast for the film was also officially named today, and includes the following: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn and Bryan Cranston.
ORIGINAL: Canada.com reports that Gareth Edwards' reboot of Godzilla is set to be filmed this month in Canada. It will be filmed specifically at Nanaimo's Old Victoria Road, Ladysmith and Shawnigan Lake.
Over 300 crew members are expected to arrive for the eight-day shoot and will use local extras, staff and equipment.
The film's working title is Nautilus. There was a casting call last month for extras. The production recently notified residents on Old Victoria Road that filming is scheduled to start soon.
Joan Miller, the North Island film commissioner, said that Vancouver Island will make up the first shots on the film. Crews will stay in Nanaimo hotels for three days while they film scenes downtown and in the Ladysmith area before going to Shawnigan Lake.
The film will star Aaron Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen and Juliette Binoche. It will be released on May 16, 2014.