Sally Hawkins (Happy Go Lucky) has joined the cast of Warner Bros.’ Godzilla reboot, which has just started shooting in Vancouver, according to Deadline. Hawkins will play a scientist, the final lead role in the movie, which also stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, David Strathairn, Brian Cranston and Juliette Binoche.
Here’s the scoop:
Sally Hawkins has nabbed the final lead role in Godzilla, the monster movie that Legendary and Warner Bros kicked off shooting last week in Vancouver. Hawkins (Happy Go Lucky) will play a scientist alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, David Strathairn, Brian Cranston and Juliette Binoche. Gareth Edwards is directing Godzilla, which is slated for a 3D release on May 16, 2014. Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont and Dave Callaham wrote the script.
Sally Hawkins has been very busy as of late, she will next be seen in Almost Christmas alongside Paul Rudd and Paul Giamatti, which is due for release on 18th April. Then she will appear in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, which is due for release on 26th July 2013.