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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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    Mumbai airport to provide rapid covid-19 test for several passengers

    Passengers coming to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj AIRPORT TERMINAL, Mumbai will get RT-PCR Test at the airport premises now. This new service is second in India where Delhi comes with an RT-PCR testing lab offered by the airport.

    Passengers arriving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj AIRPORT TERMINAL, Mumbai can avail RT-PCR Test at the premises which can only help them to skip institutional quarantine and mandatory negative COVID-19 certificate to be able to fly within India.

    The RT-PCR testing can be achieved at Terminal 02 and you also have to follow some procedures before you book the test. The procedures to book RT-PCR Test at CSMIA are as below:

    1. Passengers can book for RT-PCR Test at the airport via ICMR-approved Suburban Diagnostics laboratory website or may also go to the helpdesk located at the arrival section.
    2. The testing facility is open 24×7 and will set you back INR 1,600 (22$) that is at par with other authorised labs.
    3. There is really a waiting lounge located for the passengers who avail test at the lab, alternatively, passengers may also book a available room at the airport hotel after getting permission from hawaii government.
    4. The test outcomes come within 08 hours and both hard and soft copy of the outcomes will undoubtedly be provided to the passengers.
    5. Passengers that are negative Covid-19 can just do it to the required destination after obtaining a stamp from local authorities showing home quarantine which includes been stamped by the authorities.
    6. Passengers that are tested positive for Covid-19 will undoubtedly be moved to authorised quarantine centre and you will be kept under observation.
    7. The airport has announced to all or any passengers that another flight must be scheduled to be at a gap of 8-12 hours.
    8. The testing service will undoubtedly be designed for arriving passengers at the airport now, however, the service will be too extended to departing passengers.
    9. According to the norms, all international passengers should undertake seven days of institutional quarantine and seven days of home quarantine. However, passengers showing negative Covid-19 certificate can skip seven days of institutional quarantine and will follow the 7 day home quarantine period. However the negative Covid-19 test result shouldn’t be a lot more than 96 hours.
    10. all airports has been ordered by

    11. The Civil Aviation Minister to own testing facility to International transit passengers, however, CSMIA has had up the initiative to check all domestic and international passengers.

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