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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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    Silk Road Trailer Features Nick Robinson being an Internet Drug Lord

    Silk Road Trailer Features Nick Robinson being an Internet Drug Lord

    Silk Road Trailer Features Nick Robinson being an Internet Drug Lord

    Lionsgate Movies has released the state Silk Road trailer because of their upcoming crime thriller film, featuring Nick Robinson as his character runs an Amazon-like drug-selling website while Jason Clarke’s character tries to hunt him down. The film shall get to select theaters, on February 19 on digital and on VOD, 2021. Browse the video in the ball player below!

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    Inspired by larger-than-life actual events, this riveting crime thriller follows the fall and rise of Silk Road, the infamous darknet site that sent a seismic shock through the global internet. Young, idealistic, and driven to achieve success, Ross Ulbricht creates the internet’s first unregulated marketplace: Silk Road. However when it becomes a multimillion-dollar pipeline for illicit drugs, Ross is defined on a collision course with Rick Bowden, a disreputable and unpredictable DEA agent dangerously, who’ll use any means essential to take him down.

    The film stars Nick Robinson (Love Simon), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty), Alexandra Shipp (Tragedy Girls), Jimmi Simpson (Westworld), Paul Walter-Hauser (Richard Jewell), Darrell Britt-Gibson (Power), Katie Aselton (Legion), Lexi Daniel and Rabe David Stewart.

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    Silk Road is written and directed by Tiller Russell, in line with the Rolling Stone article titled “Dead End on Silk Road” published by David Kushner. The film is made by Stephen Gans, David Hyman, Duncan Montgomery, and Alex Orlovsky.

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