A devastating, blinding flash of white light fills the Eastern sky. Thousands of miles away, the Pacific Ocean churns, engulfing a freighter with wicked speed. Ships off both U.S. coasts capsize and are dragged into an inexplicably roiling sea. On another part of the globe, giant footprints plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests, Tahitian villages and Jamaican beaches. What is the source of all this mysterious, far-flung mayhem? Godzilla, the undisputed king of movie monsters, comes to the screen once again and is on a terrifying trek to the densely populated island of Manhattan, leaving a trail of ruin and panic in its awful wake and creating a ripple effect of profound and jaw-dropping destruction.

Is Legendary Pictures Resurrecting ‘Godzilla’?

Our friends over at Bloody Disgusting stumbled upon some interesting news this morning. According to their sources, Legendary Pictures is gearing up to resurrect Japan's most famous giant monster Godzilla.

Details are sketchy, though it seems early discussions have begun. One thing that seems certain is that this will not be a sequel to Roland Emmerich's 1998 Godzilla, which has been mocked relentlessly by its Japanese counterparts in recent films such as Godzilla: Final Wars. It's safe to say that we are looking at what those in the industry like to call a "reboot".

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