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Last summer, one of the biggest movies to make a noise on the floor of the San Diego Comic-Con didn't have a cast, release date or had even officially gone into production. And yet, the brief presentation of Gareth Edwards' "Godzilla" caused an uproar, with social media lighting up moments afterward, and Warner Bros. quickly unveiling a poster, and by the fall, confirming a release date. But as it heads in front of cameras this spring, it looks like a monster battle is brewing behind-the-scenes. But first let's get the good news out of the way -- "The Shawshank Redemption," "The Mist" and "The Walking Dead" writer/director Frank Darabont is coming on board to a final rewrite on the movie. The original script, by Max Borenstein, has already seen "Iron Man 3" scribe Drew Pearce do some tweaks, but it seems that Darabont might be more involved. Last we heard, »

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