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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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    PlayStation Now games for March: World War Z, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown, InFamous: Second Son and Superhot

    With PlayStation Now’s March fall into line, it is possible to answer those burning questions: Who’s more threatening, humans or zombies? If you had  superhuman powers, can you use them on your own others or needs? Could it really is created by you being an ace pilot? Or an action hero? 

    Starting tomorrow, you’ll have your answers. Tuesday four new games are playable on demand from, March 2: World War Z, InFamous  Second Son, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown and Superhot all join PS Now’s huge library of PS4, PS2 and ps3 games*. Let’s have a closer look at each game subsequently.

    World War Z

    As humanity stands on the brink of extinction, a hardened few band to defeat the undead masses threatening our life-style together. Undertake huge zombie swarms in story-driven campaigns occur exactly the same world because the hit film,, playable in online co-op for four players fully. You can even elect to fight other players for survival in a variety of intense Player vs Player vs Zombies game modes. 

    ●      september 6 On PlayStation Now until, 2021

    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

    Strap yourself in to the cockpit of a few of the world’s most formidable fighter planes and skim through the clouds participating in daring aerial stunts and nerve-shredding tactical dogfights. Immerse yourself in a distinctive alternate reality where real-world, current, and near-future military hardware meet. Pick from a range of authentic modern and futuristic aircraft and load them up having an arsenal of cutting-edge super weapons as unfolding events drive you into a lot more dangerous aerial face-offs. Ace Combat 7 also contains exclusive PS VR-compatible missions** to generate anew degree of death-defying immersion.

    ●      On PlayStation until May 31 Now, 2021

    InFamous Second Son

    From the creator of Ghost of Tsushima comes a superpowered action adventure occur present day America. Delsin Rowe’s superhuman power is in the hands. Push your awesome abilities to the limit and observe how your alternatives affect the town of Seattle and individuals around you: hijack the powers of other superhumans, soar over the Seattle skyline and choose how your personal story plays out.

    Superhot

    Superhot

    Blurring the relative lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem, Superhot may be the FPS where time moves only once you move. No regenerating health bars. No placed ammo drops conveniently. It’s you just, outgunned and outnumbered, grabbing the weapons of fallen enemies to shoot, slice, and maneuver by way of a hurricane of slow-motion bullets.

    *Certain games featured on PlayStation Now could be offered in the library on a limited-time basis only. PlayStation Now games might not supply the same features or be identical to the initial formatted or other versions of the same-titled games.

    **PS VR headset, PS Camera for PS4 console, and PS5 or PS4 console necessary to experience VR functionality. PS5 console owners need a PlayStation Camera adaptor to utilize PS VR on the PlayStation 5 console (No purchase required. Visit here for details). To find the best PS VR experience on PS5 console, we recommend utilizing a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller.

    By PlayStation Official blog (blog.playstation.com)

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