'Gundam' Live-Action Movie in Works From Legendary and Netflix - Craffic

Anytime soon we will witness another incredible teamwork from the makers of ‘Monsterverse’ (including movies like Godzilla vs. Kong, Kong: The Skull Island, Godzilla: King of Monsters) for Netflix’s much-anticipated project. Sunrise Studio’s widely popular mecha franchise, Gundam is set to make its debut in live-action as a Legendary’s movie. Netflix has announced on Monday. This feature film is set to be directed by the filmmaker known for Kong: The Skull Island, Jordan Vogt-Robert. Brain K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man) will write the screenplay and he is also attached as an executive producer.

No further details have been released whether it’s regarding the cast or the release date or the arc it is going to adapt for the movie (storyline). But talking about the content, Gundam has come a long way. For the last 42 years, the Gundam franchise has spawned numerous manga, series, movies, sequels, spinoffs, video games, model Kits, toys, etc.

Gundam is mecha space opera, by Yoshiyuki Tomino, set in the future where humanity has shifted to space colonies. These colonies fight using giant robots called Mobile Suit in order to resolve conflicts.

Netflix and Sunrise have also joined hands on the live-action project of Cowboy Bebop. As for Legendary, it is famous for its gigantic mecha movies including Pacific Rim, Godzilla vs. Kong, etc.



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