The live action film project of the Japanese franchise Gundam will be done and it is Netflix that will broadcast it internationally. Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Skull Island) will take charge of the production.
After three years without any news from the live action project Gundam, Netflix announces today that the film will indeed be made available internationally (excluding China) on the platform. It was Jordan Vogt-Roberts – a regular in blockbusters to whom we owe the recent Kong Skull Island – who was chosen to make it.
As explained Variety, we do not yet know which arc will adapt the feature film but there is work to do. The Japanese Mobile Suit Gundam franchise currently has about thirty series, films, OAVs, but also video games, manga and other novels.
As a reminder, the Legendary and Sunrise studios announced in 2018 the start of this live-action film centered on giant robots, with Brian K. Vaughan (author of the comic book Y: The Last Man) writing .
This new feature film should make you forget the Japanese-Canadian TV movie G-Savior, the first attempt at adaptation in live action. Released in 2000, it was set to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary but was heavily criticized by fans and disowned by Yoshiyuki Tomino himself.
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