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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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    WandaVision Trailer Debuts for Marvel Studios’ TV Series!

    WandaVision Trailer Debuts for Marvel Studios' TV Series!

    WandaVision trailer debuts for Marvel Studios’ TV series!

    has debuted the initial trailer for WandaVision, the initial of a fresh group of shows on the streamer which will play in to the ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe. Browse the WandaVision trailer below, alongside new key art in the gallery!

    Set in the 1950s, will observe the complete story of Elizabeth Olson and Paul Bettany’s superhero characters Scarlet Witch and Vision. The series blends the design of classic sitcoms with the Marvel Cinematic Universe where Wanda Maximoff and Vision-two super-powered beings living their ideal suburban lives-begin to suspect that everything isn’t since it seems.

    It in addition has been confirmed through that the series will undoubtedly be featuring the Sentient World Observation and Response Department or better referred to as S.W.O.R.D. that is a subdivision of S.H.I.E.L.D. that handles alien threats that jeopardize world security. However, it really is unclear whether prominent S still.W.O.R.D. members such as for example S.W.O.R.D. leader Abigail Brand may also come in the series or not but this might definitely mark the live-action debut of the department and the initial Marvel property from the Fox-Disney merger which will be built-into Marvel Studios’ Marvel Cinematic Universe.

    The series will dsicover the return of Kat Dennings to the MCU also, reprising her role as Darcy Lewis which she last portrayed in 2013’s Thor: The Dark World alongside Randall Park returning as FBI Agent Jimmy Woo from Ant-Man and the Wasp. It will feature MCU newcomers Kathryn Teyonah and Hahn Parris because the grown-up version of Monica Rambeau, a character who made her appearance in last year’s Captain Marvel first.

    (Captain Marvel) serving because the series’ producer, head and showrunner writer. Matt Shakman is directing the series.

    What do you consider of the WandaVision trailer? Why don’t we below know in the comments!



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