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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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    Smokin’ Hot Multiplayer Firefighting Game Embr Arriving at Xbox COME EARLY JULY


    • Embr , the frenetic firefighting game from developer Muse Curve and Games Digital, is arriving at Xbox come early july.
    • Available Summer 2021 for Xbox Series Xbox and X
    • All Access updates arriving at Xbox in a single package Early.

    Having brought its signature design of frantic, frenetic, and, yes, year fantastically fun online multiplayer to Early Access on PC last, Curve Digital and Muse Games is now able to announce that Embr can make the leap to Xbox One come early july.

    In Embr , you as well as your friends tackle blaze after blaze to earn tips from clients, picking right up the ever-so-crucial 5-star rating to make money, upgrade tools, and be the best ‘have-a-go hero’ firefighter hopefully. Want to create a little money on the relative side? Then you can certainly deliver takeout food on the fly with Embr Eats also. Embr is really the uber experience for anybody who would like to reach grips with the gig economy.

    Having treated Early Access on PC players to regular updates with fresh modes and content aplenty, from the Ice Gun, that allows one to freeze customers (because of their own safety, needless to say), to the explosive Demolition mode where players reach start the fire for a (little bit of) change, Embr provides these features to players on Xbox on day one!

    Embr isn’t your typical firefighting simulator, designed instead to target a comedic eye on where in fact the gig economy is headed. The full total result is simply as hectic since it sounds and an incredible quantity of fun.


    Embr is arriving at Xbox One come early july and can also support Smart Delivery, permitting you to upgrade to the Xbox Series X|S version at no extra charge. Set up up to now with Embr by following us on Twitter or sign up to our YouTube channel!

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