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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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    Baobabs Mausoleum Grindhouse Edition blends mystery and nostalgia

    Hi ghoulies & rotten friends! Jacob Jazz here, solo dev creator of the Baobabs Mausoleum Saga! I’m the Celery Emblem´s warlock also, making indie games since 2010.

    Baobabs Mausoleum is really a dreamlike mix between your RPG-adventures of ‘90s handheld consoles and the fantastic graphic adventures of the late ’80s. I’m developing a unique nightmare universe packed with influences both cinematographic and literary.

    The mixture of ideas and emotions converges within a point: The city of Flamingo’s Creek within Wlair County. This accepted place only appears every 25 years, and only in nightmares.

    Development background

    After five years of development, and launching episodic chapters, Baobabs Mausoleum: Country of Woods & Creepy Tales, today using its Grindhouse Edition on PlayStation arrives completely. Developed in Jacob Jazz’s gloomy monster garage in Madrid city.


    To create the stories that define Flamingo’s Creek, I made a decision to pay homage to the best cinematographic works, therefore i used the main element artistic background in films by directors such as for example Tim Terry or Burton Guilliam, utilizing picturesque plots that appear to be extracted from a film by David Lynch, remembering the usage of “online video”-style music comparable to famous scenes Tarantino scenes; As possible plainly see, it’s the mixture of a lot of things to experience a distinctive and new style.

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    The city of Flamingo’s Creek is really a recurring imagine mine – a deconstructed mixture of experiences. This is a rural mountain town, with a residential area of characters isolated from all of those other world totally. Every once in awhile, the thought of ​​creating my very own town (a la Twin Peaks), was a continuing for a long time. I often believe the real protagonist of the adventure isn’t Watracio, however the citizens themselves.

    Truly discovering Flamingo’s Creed requires playing all three episodes. However, in episode two players can explore, each day and night cycle utilizing. The duration of time intends to produce a window through the screen to raised understand the city and its own secrets. When you’re not playing, life at Flamingo’s Creek goes on…

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    You can find 64 characters in this curious community, all of them making use of their quirky personality. All have already been made to bring humor and adventures to the ball player making use of their own lives, making you need to get to learn them better even.

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    Baobabs Mausoleum Grindhouse Edition can be acquired now at PlayStation Store. Your stop by at Flamingo’s Creek awaits…

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