Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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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    Welcome to Next! S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC along with upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released [email protected] titles! Have more information on the games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are at the mercy of change). Let’s jump in!

    I Saw Black Clouds – March 30 – Xbox One X Enhanced

    I Saw Black Clouds - March 30 - Xbox One X Enhanced

    Following the unexpected death of a detailed friend, Kristina returns to her hometown searching for answers, and then unearth a string of dark secrets. I Saw Black Clouds can be an interactive psychological thriller with supernatural elements and branching storylines.

    Narita Boy – March 30 – Xbox Game Pass

    Narita Boy - March 30 - Xbox Game Pass

    Become symphonic in Narita Boy ! A radical action-adventure as a legendary pixel hero trapped as only echo within the digital kingdom. Flashback to the ‘80s. The Creator, a genius of his time, creates a gaming console called Narita One using its flagship title being truly a game called Narita Boy.

    C14 Dating – March 31 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

    C14 Dating - March 31 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

    You play as Melissa Flores, year anthropology student taking part in a summer archaeological internship a 3rd. Staying in a new country for just two months, it could be nerve-racking, nevertheless, you couldn’t avoid this type of learning opportunity. You may forge friendships and discover romance throughout your stay also.

    Escape from Life Inc – March 31 – Xbox One X Enhanced

    Escape from Life Inc - March 31 - Xbox One X Enhanced

    Escape from Life Inc is really a quirky story-driven puzzle platformer, where you switch between three animals: a walking fish, an arrogant eagle, and a stuttering reindeer. During your adventure you’ll be doing puzzles, platforming, exploring plus much more. With a lot of wacky characters together, help these three unlikely friends escape the alien lab.

    Radon Blast – March 31

    Radon Blast - March 31

    Break bricks utilizing the ball. Get stuff like bonus, speed, and multiple balls to help make the game more difficult. In the event that you hit the potent force wall multiple times it’ll be destroyed so that you can reach another stage. In the event that you miss a ball you go directly to the previous stage back. But hurry up, you merely have seconds prior to the ball explodes.

    Squad Killer – March 31

    Squad Killer - March 31

    Squad Killer puts you in charge of a retro arcade experience with just a little modern flair. Presented in pixelated two-tone style with precision and customization that pushes beyond the limits of its inspirations. Adjust the colour palette, select from multiple play modes, purchase upgrades, and overcome shuffled stage order with each run unpredictably!

    Acalesia – April 1

    Acalesia - April 1

    Our protagonist wishes for just two things: save the princess and be rich. To obtain all of the treasures of Acalesia this hipster with a shotgun shall need to fight hordes of monsters, sneak by way of a many devious traps and reveal several secrets of survival.

    Outriders – April 1 – Xbox Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Supports Smart Delivery

    Outriders - April 1 - Xbox Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Supports Smart Delivery

    Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of twisted weaponry and gear-sets increasingly, Outriders is really a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter occur a genuine, dark, and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you’ll create your personal Outrider and go on a journey over the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you’ll leave behind the shanty and slums towns of the initial City and traverse forests, desert and mountains in the quest for a mysterious signal.

    Mittelborg: City of Mages – April 2

    Monsters, nomads, mercenaries, the living dead, and rebellious spirits – Chaos will not sleep and besieges the Universe. Collect resources, incomparable tempests, keep guards on the mages and walls at the towers. Can you execute or pardon? Spend aether on the upgrades or repairs of weapons? Power is really a heavy burden.

    Papa’s Quiz – April 2

    Papa’s Quiz - April 2

    Papa’s Quiz is really a ongoing party game for 1-8 players. Use tablets or phones as controllers and compete in multiple question types, where in fact the smartest and fastest player would be the last standing victor!

    SturmFront – The Mutant War: Ubel Edition – April 2 – Xbox Play Anywhere

    SturmFront - The Mutant War: Ubel Edition - April 2 - Xbox Play Anywhere

    the entire year 1984 in fact it is the finish of the planet once we know it

    It really is. An excellent plague, wrought by human hands, has introduced a fresh sort of creature: the mutants. Dr. Hartmuth Griesgram, a eccentric and heartbroken scientist who’s in charge of their creation, unleashes his ultimate creation and his final hope: the prototype SturmFront battle unit. You play as Siegfried von Hammerstein, a distinctive semi-organic battle unit whose only purpose to exist would be to kill and destroy.

    PLACE Simulator – April 2

    Train Station Simulator - April 2

    Be considered a creative engineer by planning flooring tiles, building walls, and creating emergency routes. The demand for rail travel is evident: setup the entire timetable for the central station and deploy all local and national bus, tram, and taxi connections. Ride the operate and rails your ultimate grand central empire in PLACE Simulator!

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