Max Borenstein defends the decision not to show the film's giant star until well into the film, saying he took a page from the "Jaws" playbook: "That movie becomes incredibly suspenseful, and perhaps it's the reason 'Jaws 2' becomes a lot less interesting." READ MORE
UPDATED: The summer's second tentpole -- likely launching a new Hollywood franchise -- opens to $103 million overseas for a global total of $196.2 million; Jon Hamm's sports drama "Million Dollar Arm" muted.
UPDATED: Legendary Pictures and partner Warner Bros. hope to launch a new franchise based on the iconic giant lizard; Jon Hamm's sports drama "Million Dollar Arm" is looking at a more modest opening.
Appearing at THR's annual Power Lawyer breakfast, the executive talked about moving from Warners to Universal, what he's learned dealmaking in China and why movie theaters will never go away. READ MORE
The Japanese monster has undergone a series of evolutions since the first creation in 1954 by Japan's Toho Company, through to 2014's Hollywood-sized Godzilla that is faithful to Ishirō Honda's original design. READ MORE
Gareth Edwards and Legacy's extended trailer featuring Godzilla's destruction. The film, co-starring Byran Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen is set to hit theaters on May 23. READ MORE