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  1. Haruo Nakajima, Original 'Godzilla' Actor, Dies at 88

    7:54 pm PDT 08/07/2017
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    He wore the iconic monster suit for 12 films from 1954 to 1972, as well as appearing in Akira Kurosawa classics at Toho. READ MORE

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  2. Original 'Godzilla' Screening With Live Orchestra to Lead Tokyo Film Fest Anniversary

    11:46 pm PDT 07/30/2017
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    A digitally remastered version of the 1954 monster classic by Ishiro Honda will be screened Oct. 31 to mark the festival's 30th edition. READ MORE

  3. Bradley Whitford Joins 'Godzilla' Sequel

    2:06 pm PDT 06/02/2017
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    'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' hits theaters March 22, 2019. READ MORE

  4. 'Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster' Director Yoshimitsu Banno Dies at 86

    1:02 am PDT 05/12/2017
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    Banno was an assistant director to Akira Kurosawa four times and also served as an executive producer on Legendary's 2014 'Godzilla.' READ MORE

  5. Tokyo Film Fest: Germany's 'The Bloom of Yesterday' Wins Grand Prix

    12:21 am PDT 11/03/2016
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    The film from Chris Kraus tells the story of a Holocaust researcher who makes unexpected discoveries and sees his life turned upside down. READ MORE

  6. Japan's Toho Forecasts Record Profits Boosted by Anime Hit 'Your Name' and 'Godzilla'

    6:49 pm PDT 10/17/2016
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    The giant studio and distributor reversed a forecast for a 14 percent drop in profits for the current year to a 28 percent jump to ¥33 billion ($318 million). READ MORE

  7. Japan Box Office: 'Godzilla Resurgence' Becomes Biggest Live-Action Film of Year With $60M

    4:43 am PDT 09/05/2016
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    Elsewhere, 'Now You See Me 2' opened at No. 6 with $1.9 million, while 'Finding Dory' passed $64 million. READ MORE

  8. 'Godzilla Resurgence': Five Things to Know About Toho's Monster Reboot

    1:27 am PDT 08/10/2016
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    The latest installment of everyone's favorite Japanese monster movie features some long meetings, a big cast and an even bigger 'Godzilla'. READ MORE

  9. Japan Box Office: Toho's 'Godzilla Resurgence' Opens With $6.1 Million

    10:43 am PDT 08/01/2016
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    The first Japanese 'Godzilla' in 12 years bows atop the box office, but fails to land monster-sized numbers. READ MORE

  10. Legendary's Thomas Tull Launches VC Fund

    9:11 am PDT 07/14/2016
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    Tull's startup investing follows China's Dalian Wanda Group paying $3.5 billion for his studio. READ MORE

  11. Japan 2015 in Review: NBCU Buys Control of Theme Park, Sony Eyes Profit, Netflix Launches

    1:21 am PST 12/30/2015
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    Comic Con will launch in the country, Nintendo's iconic boss died and a former Google executive rises at SoftBank. READ MORE

  12. Godzilla Actor Hiroshi Koizumi Dies at 88

    6:28 pm PDT 06/03/2015
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    The actor appeared in a number of Toho's classic monster films before becoming a TV quiz presenter. READ MORE

  13. Anne Hathaway Lizard Film Under 'Godzilla' Attack in New Lawsuit (Exclusive)

    1:50 pm PDT 05/19/2015
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    The Japanese rightsholders Toho want to stomp out the monster film 'Colossal' from Voltage Pictures. READ MORE

  14. Warner Bros., Imax Renew Pact With 30-Picture Deal

    5:32 am PDT 04/20/2015
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    The latest multipicture agreement through 2020 includes 'Batman v. Superman,' 'Heart of the Sea' and 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.' READ MORE

  15. Godzilla Made Official Resident and Tourism Ambassador of Central Tokyo District

    8:56 pm PDT 04/09/2015
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    The head of the "King of the Monsters" was unveiled atop a skyscraper in Shinjuku as Toho continues to build buzz for the release of its new film next year. READ MORE

  16. Japan's Toho Chooses Anime Masters to Direct 'Godzilla' Movie

    1:54 am PDT 04/01/2015
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    Hideaki Anno, creator of the cult anime series 'Evangelion,' and Shinji Higuchi, are promising the largest monster in the history of the franchise. READ MORE