Contact Us
Make My Homepage

‘Godzilla’ Empire Cover Features Our Best Look Yet at the Rebooted Movie Monster

Godzilla Empire Photo

Gareth Edwards‘ ‘Godzilla‘ will begin its theatrical romp on May 16, and although we’ve already seen preview footage and images from the film remake, they’ve only shown off the beast’s … well … backside. This all changes as Empire magazine debuts its latest subscribers cover, featuring a black-and-white(-and-red) image of the most famous monster mid-roar.

A lot has been said of this new ‘Godzilla,’ and as the Empire cover alludes, it’ll provide a nod to the original Toho films while cementing its own two feet in the world of modern monster movies. The film’s stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen previously praised Edwards for creating a large feature film with the feel of a smaller character-driven story, but for the director, one of the challenges was actually creating the monster itself.

“Trying to get the face right was the main thing,” he told Empire. “I guess he’s got more of a bear’s face, or a dog’s. We also used eagle. There’s a lot of nobility in an eagle. It made him feel very majestic and noble.” He even teamed with Andy Serkis (who portrays Gollum and Caesar in ‘The Lord of the Rings‘ and new ‘Planet of the Apes‘ movies) and his The Imaginarium motion-capture facility for certain scenes.

We’ll keep you updated on the latest previews of ‘Godzilla’ in the coming weeks, but for now, take a full-frontal look at the rebooted monster in the image below.

Godzilla Empire Cover

Best of Rock 108

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for ROCKAHOLICS quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive ROCKAHOLICS contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.