Cinematographer Seamus McGarvey Says GODZILLA Starts Filming in March; Reveals Joss Whedon Has Asked Him to Return for AVENGERS 2

     November 14, 2012

seamus-mcgarvey-slice

The name Seamus McGarvey may not be one that you’re incredibly familiar with, but you undoubtedly know his work.  The cinematographer is responsible for the photography in such varied fare as Atonement, High Fidelity, and We Need to Talk About Kevin, and he also handled the cinematography on a little movie called The Avengers that you may have seen earlier this year.

Steve recently got to speak with McGarvey about his work in director Joe Wright’s upcoming romance drama Anna Karenina, and the cinematographer provided brief updates on a couple of highly anticipated upcoming projects.  He revealed that the Godzilla reboot starts production this coming March, and he strongly suggested that he’ll be returning for Joss Whedon’s sequel The Avengers 2.  Hit the jump for more.

godzilla posterMcGarvey is set as the cinematographer on Warner Bros. and Legendary’s upcoming Godzilla reboot directed by Gareth Edwards, so Steve asked if he could reveal anything about the highly anticipated monster movie.  Though he was remiss to get into plot details, he did reveal the production schedule:

“We start in March.  March ‘til June, I think.”

At Comic-Con earlier this year, Legendary showed a tease of Godzilla test footage that Edwards shot that had the crowd going wild.  McGarvey revealed that they haven’t nailed down the exact visual approach just yet, but he starts prep next week:

“We still haven’t chosen the direction we’re going visually.  I’m sort of testing next week, in fact, for that stuff.”

With Joss Whedon confirmed to return as the writer and director of Marvel’s The Avengers 2, Steve asked McGarvey whether Whedon has asked him to return as cinematographer for the follow-up:

 “I can’t really say that, but yes he has asked me.”

Assuming the schedule lines up, it certainly sounds like McGarvey will be handling the photography on The Avengers 2.  Look for Steve’s full interview with the cinematographer soon.

the-avengers-group-slice

Around The Web

Latest News

Heavy Metal Brings Barry Geller and Jack Kirby’s “Lord of Light” Prints to Comic-Con

Check out some exclusive Jack Kirby-inspired prints and find out how you can get your hands on them!

Welcome to Comic-Con 2015: Check out 25 Pictures from the Convention Center

Take a look at some posters for 'LEGO Dimensions', 'Fear the Walking Dead', 'Game of Thrones', and more.

Watch MAGIC MIKE XXL’s Joe Manganiello Play “Save or Kill”

Which would you save? ‘Star Wars’ or ‘Star Trek’? Han Solo or Indiana Jones? ‘Game of Thrones’ or ‘Breaking Bad’? Watch as Joe Manganiello is forced to choose.

Travis Cluff & Chris Lofing Discuss the Found Footage Inspiration for THE GALLOWS

The young filmmakers reveal the writing process and ghost stories behind the upcoming horror film.

Collider Movie Talk – Henry Cavill Talks MAN OF STEEL 2, INSIDE OUT Wins Box Office

On today's episode of Collider Movie Talk, the crew discusses Cavill's thoughts on when we'll see Man of Steel 2, Inside Out taking the #1 box office slot, the boxing movies trend, and more.

Netflix Sets Premiere Dates for BEASTS OF NO NATION, PEE-WEE, and More Original Films

The streaming service will release four original films over the next year.

GHOSTBUSTERS Set Photos Reveal Melissa McCarthy in New Uniform

We've seen the cast, we've seen the suits, and finally it has all come together.

Enter Our Giveaway and Win a Roku 3, Now with Viki Free Streaming

Enter to win a Roku 3, now equipped with hundreds of hours of free international TV programming.

STAR WARS: Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Direct Han Solo Movie

The only director(s) who could make this idea interesting will be bringing it to fruition.

Will Darth Vader Pop Up in STAR WARS ANTHOLOGY: ROGUE ONE?

The spinoff could feature the live-action return of the iconic character.

Page 1 of 4,03112345...102030...Last »