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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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    Today, during /twitchgaming Showcase: [email protected], we announced that Twelve Minutes, our interactive thriller in regards to a man trapped in the right time loop, is arriving at Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 soon.

    In Twelve Minutes, evening together with your wife you play as a guy coming home for what ought to be a romantic. Night twists right into a nightmare whenever a brutish policeman breaks into your house the, accuses your lady of murder, and beats one to death… limited to you to awaken, returned to as soon as you opened leading door suddenly. Your lady is unacquainted with what is going to happen blissfully, but you… you remember everything.

    Every right time twelve minutes elapses or the person dies, of the evening the loop restarts and pops the person back to the beginning. Another characters revert to the constant state these were in whenever we met them, but every go through the protagonist endures permanently affects him. As your knowledge accumulates, a surprising and twisted story unfolds, tearing the facade off the idyllic couple’s lives. 

    Twelve Minutes features accessible, point-and-click controls that enable an immersive experience with little to no tactile hand holding. It’s you just, the person you control, and the options you make. Also it all happens instantly.

    The knowledge is enhanced by an all-star cast. Willem Dafoe portrays the intruder, Daisy Ridley the girl, and James McAvoy the person who the ball player propels through the narrative. Keep tuned in to Xbox Wire,, and our Twitter to function as first for more information.

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