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Jessica Chobot to Host GODZILLA Panel at SXSW!

Did the premiere of the new Godzilla trailer yesterday cause your monster loving heart to flutter? Brace yourselves for a big announcement: Nerdist’s own Jessica Chobot will be hosting the Godzilla panel at SXSW next week! Chobot will be joined by director Gareth Edwards.

The panel will take place on Tuesday, March 11 at 9:30PM. In addition to a Q&A with Edwards, the panel will first feature a screening of the original 1954 classic Gojira, directed by Ishiro Honda. The version of the film being screened will feature 40 minutes of footage that were cut from the US release. Gojira celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

For details on the panel and screening, click here.

Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards, opens on May 16.

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  1. pam says:

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  2. Godzillarunt says:

    Ishiro Honda was the director, Eiji Tsuburaya was the special effects director.

  3. Erik Mathews says:

    Ishiro Honda directed Gojira. Eiji was the special effects director.