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Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Helm Netflix’s Live-Action Gundam Movie

(Photo Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)Jordan Vogt-Roberts to helm Netflix’s live-action Gundam movieIt has been four years since the successful release of Kong: Skull Island, and now director Jordan Vogt-Roberts has finally found his next big project with Legendary. Vogt-Roberts has officially signed on to direct the studio’s first-ever live-action feature film version of Gundam for Netflix, which will be based on the universe of Sunrise’s iconic Japanese robot franchise.This marks Legendary and Netflix’s latest collaboration together, the two companies previously worked on films such as 2016’s Spectral and last year’s Enola Holmes as well as shows like Lost in Space and Pacific Rim: The Black. They are also currently working on the anime series adaptation of Skull Island and Tom Raider.RELATED: Netflix’s Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Series Wraps Production!Plot details for the Netflix film are being kept under wraps but the original Gundam series is set in the Universal Century, an era in which humanity’s growing population has led people to emigrate to space colonies. Eventually, the people living in the colonies seek their autonomy and launch a war of independence against the people living on Earth. Through the tragedies and discord arising from this human conflict, not only the maturation of the main character but also the intentions of enemies and the surrounding people are sensitively depicted. The battles in the story, in which the characters pilot robots known as mobile suits, are wildly popular. The Gundam universe is replete with numerous storylines of love and conflict along with the popular Gundam battles, in which the characters operate robot suits called Mobile Suits.The live-action Gundam film will be penned by Brian K Vaughan. It will be produced by Vogt-Roberts with Vaughan set as executive producer. Legendary’s Cale Boyter will oversee the project along with the Sunrise creative team. The project was actually first announced in 2018 at the Anime Expo.RELATED: Sony & Netflix Ink First-Pay Streaming Licensing DealCreated by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino, the franchise first started in 1979 with the TV series titled Mobile Suit Gundam. The massively popular Mecha anime and science fiction media franchise is Sunrise’s multi-billion-dollar property that has spawned a multi-platform universe encompassing televised anime, manga, animated films, video games, plastic models, toys, and novels among other media. Gundam continues to dominate Bandai Namco’s earnings almost forty years after its inception.

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    Not following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) when you are boarding flight? Rethink your choice as this task of it is possible to result in add your name to No-Fly list.

    As per the most recent development, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked airlines to place passenger name in no-fly set of those people who are found violating Standard Operating Procedures rather than wearing mask during flight. You’ll not be permitted to fly if you’re not following Covid-19 related protocols.

    As the lockdown has eased and airlines are granted permission to serve in-flight meals on domestic, hot alcohol and meals on international flights, you can find guidelines which are would have to be accompanied by airlines which are organized by the federal government.

    And the brand new guideline for passengers flying is they shouldn’t remove facemasks intentionally since it poses the chance to other passengers. This can find yourself adding the passengers name in no-fly list also it can be achieved either by the cabin crew or flight commander. Passengers can take away the facemask for legitimate reasons so when it is essential to eliminate.

    The no-fly list in India is governed by the Civil Aviation requirement by the DGCA, which in accordance with their new guidelines has mentioned they can take away the passenger and add them in no-fly list. So when per SOP, the airline should offer its passengers with face shield, mask and sanitizer boarding the flight.

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