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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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    On April 14 join the Grand Tourney in Knight Squad 2

    Greetings Xbox community! I’m Laurent Mercure from Chainsawesome Games and I’m thrilled to finally announce our release date for Knight Squad 2 . Mark your calendar; our explosive medieval party game is ready to reach on Xbox One on April 14 and you will pre-order today the following.

    Since our first demo through the Summer of 2020, quite a bit has been shared by us of information regarding the brand new features awaiting Knight Squad players in the sequel. The Payload has been revealed by us mode, the Painter mode, the Minion Master mode and a huge amount of new power-ups but we kept one big addition a secret.

    In Knight Squad 2 , you’ll reach compete in a Tourney. We feel just like it’s likely to be the hottest solution to play.

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    Obviously, because the release of the initial Knight Squad in 2015, we’ve watched a whole large amount of people play our 8-player dungeon-brawler. We pointed out that more than seldom, friends spend adequate their game time together just deciding which of the numerous game modes to play. Way too many times we’ve seen folks playing only 1 mode (It’s always Last Man Standing) because it’s simpler this way, much like binge-watching a TV group of trying that new movie friends and family told you about instead. We love our game modes and for all of us even, it’s sometimes difficult to select.

    We asked ourselves, how come the final Man Standing mode so popular? Section of why is this mode intense could it be being mostly of the modes that’s not on a timer. A new player trailing the scoreboard with a large zero could make a thrilling comeback and the strain just increases because the match progresses. Could all the modes reap the benefits of that building tension?

    All the Tourney was brought by this thinking mode alive.

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    In Tourney mode, you as well as your friends compete by way of a group of randomized matches with score-based objectives and the initial player to assemble three victories is crowned the champion. It could be played by you in Free-for-all, in Duos or in Squads and all 13 game modes are adapted to match Tourney. For instance, a match of Soccer will end automatically whenever a team reaches a score of 2 and a match of Gladiator will end whenever a player reaches a score of 500.

    It’s simple, it’s hectic, it usually wraps up within ten minutes and it’s just what Knight Squad needed.

    We can’t await the Xbox community to jump in Knight Squad 2 on April 14 and witness glorious Tourneys. Be sure you pre-order the overall game, join our Discord and gather friends and family. Stay awesome!

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    Knight Squad 2 is really a chaotic arcade multiplayer game for to 8 players up. Pick an eccentric fight and knight for glory with wacky weaponry. Triumph over friends and family in a ridiculous level of game modes, both and online locally.

    PREPARE TO TAKE PLEASURE FROM …

    Local and online cross-platform multiplayer – Gather friends and/or challenge complete strangers no real matter what platforms they elect to play on.

    A ridiculous quantity of game modes – Brawl in a battle royale, capture the Grail, push the payload, search for souls, end up being the Minion Master and far much more.

    Wacky weaponry – Arm your knight with weapons from the center Ages like the noble bow, the exotic boomerang or the sneaky proximity mines.

    Customizable gameplay – Arrive the chaos by enabling the slippery floor, the exploding corpses or changing the starter upgrades and weapons.

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