Another thing they totally forget in the American Godzilla is that behind all the "glitz", Godzilla is really a eco-terrorist at heart.
If they make it just a big beast on a rampage, there won't be much charm to it.
I met her, fifteen years ago; I was told there was nothing left; no reason, no conscience, no understanding; and not even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong. I met this cow, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach her, and then another seven trying to keep her locked up because I realized that what was living behind that cow's eyes was purely and simply... evil.