Well, he did, and everyone loved it.
Let's back up a second. Director Gareth Edwards was on hand to present a trailer for his take on the iconic monster. The trailer reportedly had a gritty feel, showing some serious destruction in a ruined city after a monster fight. Flies swarmed around two fallen kaiju, the defeated opponents of Godzilla.
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The trailer concluded with the main monster himself, Godzilla, the design a throwback to the original look of the creature. His roar also came straight from the original Japanese movies.
Shortly after the Comic-Con presentation, the first teaser poster for the reboot popped up online, also honoring the Japanese origins.
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