Lincoln‘s David Strathairn is in talks to join the cast of Legendary’s Godzilla reboot, reports Variety.
Aaron Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston are also currently in talks with Gareth Edwards attached to direct.
Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni will produce along with Mary Parent, who helped produce Pacific Rim for Legendary. Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont and Dave Callaham penned the script.
Character descriptions, along with other plot details, are under wraps for now but sources say Strathairn would be playing a military figure. Warner Bros. will handle distribution with plans for a May 16, 2014 release in place.