Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman Revealed
The Inside Story Of Sideshow Collectibles
Guardians Of The Galaxy Review
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Subscribe: 6 Issues For £15!
Subscribe today and save 37% off the cover price!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
New Maze Runner Trailer Arrives
Dylan O'Brien & Will Poulter are a-mazed
Warner Bros. Eyes The Dragonriders Of Pern Books
Anne McCaffrey's fantasy stories could be a new franchise
See The Deadpool Test Footage Snippet
As released officially by Tim Miller and Blur Studios
Paul Dano Considers War And Peace
Downton's Lily James also up for the new miniseries
New Trailer For Al Pacino's Salomé
With Jessica Chastain in the really Wilde show
Exclusive: Peter Capaldi On Doctor Who
Plus Empire debuts new Time Lord photoshoot
Headhunters' Morten Tyldum On For Chain Of Events
'World War Z meets The Da Vinci Code'
Paul Greengrass Introduces Agent Storm
Al-Qaeda thriller for Captain Phillips team
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
28 July 2014
Legendary Wants Joe Cornish To Chart Skull Island
He's reportedly been offered the King Kong origin pic
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Seventh Son
31 December 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Godzilla (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Godzilla (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Man Of Steel (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Monsters (2010)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Drew Pearce Rewriting Godzilla
Iron Man 3 writer tackling giant lizard

04 October 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

If you thought the new Godzilla script would be locked and loaded after Legendary Pictures showed a sizzle reel at Comic-Con this year, you would be wrong. Director Gareth Edwards and his crew shot that as an independent test, and the script, which has already been through the paws of David Callahan, Max Borenstein and David Goyer, is getting a quick polish courtesy of Iron Man 3 co-writer Drew Pearce.

The man who has been helping Shane Black put words in Tony Stark’s gob is very much in demand at the moment. He was hired by Warners to work on the script for a third Sherlock Holmes adventure (spurred, we have no doubt by his working relationship with Robert Downey Jr.) and has his hand in several other developing screenplays.

And the Godzilla gig is just a four-week pass, apparently not designed at fixing any monster-sized holes in the plot but instead ageing the characters up a little to fit actors that the studio is targeting. Yes, expect Judi Dench Vs Gojira on May 16, 2014...


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

First Lords Of Salem Trailer Online
Rob Zombie goes operatic
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Covers Are Here
Bard The Bowman or Smaug The Magnificent?

A Pocket Guide To Game Of Thrones’ New Cast Members
Know your Doran Martell from your Nym Sand

Directors Special: Peter Hyams Goes Film-By-Film
The veteran director on Timecop, Outland, 2010, Enemies Closer and more

Explore The Massive Avengers: Age Of Ultron Comic-Con Banner
Use our interactive gadget to zoom in on Hulk, Iron Man, The Vision and co. in action

The 10 Biggest Stories Of Comic-Con 2014
The shocks to emerge from this year's geek-fest. Avengers! Max! Mann!

Models Inc.: The Inside Story Of Sideshow Collectibles
How the likes of Batman, Superman and Luke Skywalker become collectible figures

The Empire Podcast #121: Brett Ratner Talks Hercules On This Week's Show
Plus The Purge: Anarchy producer Jason Blum pops in to talk horror

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)