Godzilla is an upcoming American science fiction monster film and the film is directed by British filmmaker Gareth Edwards. The film stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston Ken Watanabe, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins and David Strathairn. The film is a co-production of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary pictures and it will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures globally except for Japan, where it will be distributed by Toho. The film is scheduled to be released on May 16, 2014 (North America), July 25, 2014 (Japan) in 2D and 3D. CafeFX, Double Negative, Moving Picture Company and Scanline VFX are handling the digital effects.