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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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    Play in the home 2021 update: 10 free games to download this Spring

    Hi again! Month we revealed our new Play at Homeprogram for 2021 last, which aims to supply the PlayStation community with free games and entertainment offers to help make the next couple of months a bit more fun.

    This program kicked off earlier this month with usage of a free of charge digital copy of the 2016 hit Ratchet & Clank for PS4 – and you may still claim a free of charge digital copy of the overall game through March 31, april 1 at 4am BST / 5am CEST 2021 at 8pm PDT* /.

    Now, let’s discuss another Play in the home content drop, which hits March 25! This time around our focus is really a collection of free games from a few of our top independent partners, and the previously announced extended trial for Funimation (or Wakanim) in the countries where they’re available.

    Starting March 25, 2021

    PlayStation plus some of well known indie partners are collaborating to supply more free games to explore while you’re staying safe and staying home:


    From the artistic mind behind Journey, Flower, and The Pathless, ABZÛ is really a beautiful underwater adventure that evokes the imagine diving. Immerse yourself in a captivating ocean world filled with mystery and bursting with life and color.

    Enter the Gungeon

    Enter the Gungeon is really a gunfight dungeon crawler carrying out a band of misfits wanting to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their solution to personal absolution by achieving the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that may kill days gone by.

    Rez Infinite

    Get ready for the best version of Rez, an exciting journey of sounds and sights and shooting action, remastered and upgraded by members of the initial development team exclusively for PS4 and (optional) PlayStation VR.


    You have crash-landed on an alien ocean world, and the only path to down go is. Subnautica’s oceans range between sun-drenched shallow coral reefs to treacherous deep-sea trenches, lava fields, and bio-luminescent underwater rivers. The water teems with life: A few of it helpful, a lot of it harmful.

    The Witness

    The Witness is really a single-player game within an open world with a large number of locations to explore and over 500 puzzles. This game respects you being an intelligent player also it treats your time and effort as precious. There’s no filler: all of those puzzles brings its new idea in to the mix. So, this can be a game filled with ideas.

    We’re also proud to offer an array of free PlayStation VR games*** starting on March 25:

    Astro Bot Rescue Mission

    Get yourself a totally new perspective on platform games, because of PlayStation VR, in this daring rescue operation. Manage Astro in an enormous adventure to rescue his crew, where in fact the PS VR headset puts you right in the thick of the action. Judge every jump with accuracy and become curious – there are several tips for discover in your daring quest.


    Moss is really a single-player action-adventure puzzle game and new IP from Polyarc tailor-made for the VR platform. In Moss, players meet Quill, a mouse with dreams of greatness beyond the confines of her settlement. While exploring the woods, she finds a mysterious Glass Relic and a historical magic is awakened.


    Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You’re an area beetle. Brave the hellish confront and void a maniacal giant head from the near future. Every crushing impact is interwoven with a pounding original soundtrack. To attain synesthetic bliss, you need to proceed through rhythm hell.

    Paper Beast

    Experience a dreamlike odyssey in virtual reality. Locate a wild ecosystem, born from lost Internet data. Function as first to explore a worldwide world inhabited by exotic and surprising creatures, and shape your environment to overcome puzzles and obstacles. Unravel the mysteries of Paper Beast, a casino game born from the imagination of Eric Chahi (Another World, From Dust).

    This phenomenal collection of PS4 games and PS VR games will be  designed for download free from March 25 8:00pm PT / March 26 03:00 GMT / 04:00 CET to April 22 8:00pm PT / April 23 04:00 BST / 05:00 CEST.

    Funimation / Wakanim

    Don’t forget: in participating countries, we’re also offering a protracted trial of Funimation (or Wakanim, based on region), a jv of Sony Pictures Aniplex and Entertainment of Japan. The anime-focused subscription service includes shows such as for example My Hero Academia , Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba , Attack on Titan , and Fruits Basket . This extended trial offer  through April 22**** begins on March 25 and can be acquired. 

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    Starting, 2021

    But there’s more ahead later this spring. Dawn Complete Edition will be&nbsp horizon Zero; designed for download free between April 19 8:00pm PT / April 20 04:00 BST / 05:00 CEST and could 14 8:00pm Pacific Time / May 15 04:00 BST / 05:00 CEST.

    We’ll soon have significantly more to share. We appreciate the support from the PlayStation community, and hope you love our latest content drop – please remain safe and thanks for playing!

    * Subnautica, The Witness, Abzu, Rez Infinite, Moss, Paper and thumper Beast aren’t obtainable in China.

    ** Enter the Gungeon isn’t obtainable in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand.

    ***DualShock 4 wireless controller necessary to play Moss and Paper Beast. To see PlayStation VR, you’ll need the next: PlayStation console system, PlayStation VR playstation and headset Camera. PS5 console users will require the PlayStation Camera adaptor – click here &nbsp also; to find out more).

    ****FUNIMATION – Together with the typical 14-day trial, new users will get an additional 90 days. WAKANIM – New users are certain to get 90 days. If you don’t cancel your subscription prior to the final end of the time, your subscription will roll right into a paid-for, ongoing subscription with a recurring monthly fee. Age restrictions apply. April 22 11:59 PDT offer available from March 25 8pm PDT -.

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