We may not know what the first “Star Wars” spinoff is going to be about but at least we know who’s directing it: Gareth Edwards.
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Hot off the monster box office opening of Godzilla, director Gareth Edwards has landed a highly coveted gig. He will direct the first Star Wars stand-alone film, based on a screenplay by Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli), due in theaters on December 26, 2016.
Edwards made his directorial debut with the atmospheric and dreamy Monsters, which imagined a near… Continue reading First 'Star Wars' Spin-off Film Goes to 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards
“It was a little bit like a symbolic thing of angels descending into hell. That whole Dante’s Inferno side of things– we were trying to capture that vibe.”
There was incredible imagery scattered all over Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla movie, which crushed the box office this past weekend to the tune of $ 93 million, immediately igniting sequel talks. But perhaps none were as memorable… Continue reading Watch: 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards Explains How They Filmed the Awesome Skydiving Scene
Gareth Edwards’ Monsters probably represents the best, most exciting example of everything a kaiju film can be in the new millennium. As an attempt to illustrate what it would really feel like to live in a world attacked by giant monsters, it shares a great deal of DNA with Cloverfield. But while Cloverfield may excel when it comes to monster mayhem (and creature design), Monsters wins out in every other category. Kaiju… Continue reading Gareth Edwards' 'Monsters' and the Refreshing Take It Brings to the Kaiju Table