Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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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    The Morning After: Samsung's new Galaxy S20 is really a flagship for ordinary people

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    This, Amazon’s likely to unveil a lot of new devices, even though we assume most of them will be Alexa-connected, one of these has leaked already. In images posted by WinFuture, the Fire TV Stick Lite appears like an less expensive version of its streaming dongle even, that possibly targets 1080p output for about $30. The presentation starts at 1PM ET, not to mention, we’ll have all of the updates live because they happen.

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    In other news, researchers found the manual for the world’s oldest surviving digital computer. They’ll probably own it running Doom very quickly.

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    ‘Among Us’ is indeed successful that its developers canceled plans for a sequel


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    Amazon says it has nothing related to the Echelon ‘Prime Bike’

    It’s unhappy.

    Not the Prime Bike

    Echelon makes connected exercise gear in an identical vein to Peloton, but with an increase of focus on lower prices. This week earlier, the business said it had teamed up with Amazon to produce a lower-cost connected spin bike that’s available exclusively for Prime subscribers. The $500 Echelon Ex-Prime drops most of the extras but keeps the idea of connected fitness intact. “The Prime Bike originated in collaboration with Amazon, looking to create an incredible connected bike for under $500,” said Lou Lentine, CEO and president of Echelon Fitness in the original press release.

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    Memory cards back are.

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    Volkswagen unveils its first electric SUV for North America

    The ID.4 may be the Westy of a fresh generation.


    Three years directly after we got our first peek at VW’s throwback electric microbus concept, the quirky I.D.Buzz, Volkswagen revealed the 2021 ID.4 electric SUV. With a starting price of $39,995 ($43,695 if you choose all-wheel drive), you’re not likely to start to see the same degree of opulence that you’ll having an E-Tron, model or iPace X, however the ID.4 (having an estimated selection of around 250 miles on a complete charge) is well positioned to compete keenly against less expensive models just like the Kia Nero EV and Hyundai Kona EV.
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    California shall ban sales of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035

    The Golden State is certainly going green.

    Gavin Newsom EO

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