22 January 2013 4:26 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Frank Darabont has proven himself a skilled filmmaker and storyteller when it comes to the work of Stephen King and Robert Kirkland, but his next big effort takes him into uncharted waters, a.k.a. kaiju territory. Earlier this month it was revealed that the Shawshank Redemption director had been hired by Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. to rewrite the script for the upcoming Godzilla reboot from director Gareth Edwards (Monsters). But what does Darabont have in mind for the giant Japanese monster? What can we expect? iO9 recently had the chance to sit down with the filmmaker (along with Being Human star Sam Witwer and poster artist Drew Struzan) and took the opportunity to pry a little about Darabon't latest project. Beginning on the subject of Godzilla's subtext and origin, the writer/director noted that original movies featured Godzilla as a metaphor for the atomic bombings in Hiroshima »

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