Legendary’s now-filming Godzilla reboot, helmed by Monsters director Gareth Edwards, has just cast its final lead performer in Sally Hawkins (Constellation, Almost Christmas). Per Deadline, she’ll play a fellow scientist to Aaron Johnson.
Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Johnson, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe and Richard T. Jones round out the cast. Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni will produce along with Mary Parent. Max Borenstein, Frank Darabont and Dave Callaham penned the script. Production is (obviously) currently underway.
Character descriptions, along with other plot details, are under wraps for now. Warner Bros. will handle distribution on May 16, 2014.