If I ever occurred to direct a really great Godzilla movie that additionally occurred to turn out to be a record-breaking blockbuster of worldwide kaiju cinema alongside the way in which, I’d personally be fairly content material. However I’m very glad that Takashi Yamazaki, who did precisely that with Godzilla Minus One, goes past that and simply utilizing its success to have a very nice time.
Earlier this week in Director Has Nice Time news, we introduced you up to the mark on each Yamazaki’s delight at getting to fulfill well-known stars on the Critics Alternative Awards, as he dragged a miniature Godzilla across the vicinities of Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, and extra—in addition to his glorious style in Godzilla-themed formalwear sneakers. However now Yamazaki has saved that good time rolling, with a presentation of Godzilla Minus One to Lucasfilm workers on the studio’s San Francisco workplaces in addition to a Q&A hosted by Chief Creative Officer (and noted Godzilla stan) Dave Filoni final week.
Yamazaki is himself a diehard Star Wars fan—when I spoke to him about his work on Lupin III: The First in 2020, his workplace was plagued by Star Wars mannequin kits he’d constructed—and just lately expressed his own desire to sooner or later make a Star Wars film, an extremely good concept for lots of causes that Lucasfilm ought to take the director up on as soon as it has re-remembered learn how to actually release a few movies once more. So whereas that is principally simply one other essential entry in a director who made considered one of 2023’s greatest films getting rewarded with having a pleasant time, fingers crossed that not less than someplace within the hallowed halls of the proverbial senate, somebody sat him down with the potential of getting his eye on the galaxy far, distant in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.
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