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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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    An Absurd Medieval Open World Awaits in Rustler, Later this season arriving at Xbox

    Ever dream of wreaking havoc as a medieval thug? Soon Xbox fans can when Rustler , an old-school action sandbox game occur a mature school era even, S and Xbox One later this season. Embark on an unbelievable inaccurate adventure filled up with pop culture references historically, insane humor, and medieval shenanigans.


    In Rustler , you’ll have the freedom to accomplish whatever needs doing to boost your social standing on the planet as a peasant named Guy. You’ll begin your search for recognition and riches plowing the fields for the nagging mother, listening to your very best friend named Buddy ramble drunkenly, and steal horses for the brigand boss. However, it won’t be too much time before you obtain swept up in the absurd medieval fun that’s Rustler. Pimping out your horse, slicing the limbs of the neighborhood guards, and looking for the ultimate goal are a handful of many nonsensical activities it is possible to partake in.


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    To, Guy can scheme his way in to the Grand Tournament with the best prize of winning the princess’s hand. Or, it is possible to elect to simply cause mischief by wreaking mayhem in villages and cities with several weapons available including swords, crossbows, and holy hand grenades even. Need some assist in combat? Don’t fret, seek out heavy armor and hire beat-boxing bards to assist in your battles.


    While tearing the right path through half the kingdom, you’ll encounter a variety of mini-games to play also. Need some extra coin? Take part in the Medieval FIGHTING TECHINQUES (MMA) cage fights. Desire to observe how speedy your ride is? Leave your opponents in the dust by firmly taking on horse races round the village.  

    Function as true anti-hero you’re designed to be when Rustler releases on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One later in 2021.

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