By Rachel Heine
This weekend, Nerdist was all over WonderCon – hosting panels, filming Nerdist News, and soaking in all the cosplay, art, and news the convention had to offer. On Saturday, I was lucky enough to sit in on a few of the studio panels and see some WonderCon exclusive footage of upcoming films. Films like… Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla, for example.
WARNING. The following details some spoilers about the new Godzilla movie. I mean, serious spoilers… spoilers about major events and characters. These are spoilers that are not for the faint of heart. at your own risk.
At the Warner Bros panel, moderated by HitFix’s Drew McWeeny, Edwards himself was there to present both the badass trailer we’ve come to know and love, as well as a crucial scene from the film:
We’re somewhere off the coast of Hawaii. The power has gone out, and Aaron Johnson is stuck on a tram, reassuring a small boy. Elsewhere, a young girl stands with her family on the beach, and turns to the water. As the water starts to tremble, and pull back, her father scoops her up and notices the receding tide. A tsunami is coming!
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