“Mobile Suit Gundam” Netflix made into a live-action movie, “King Kong: Skull Island Giant” director appointed

Hollywood makes a live-action movie of Japan’s super popular robot animeMobile Suit Gundam(Original title: Gundam) ”As the director ofKong: Skull Island Giant God(2017) Jordan Vogt-Roberts took office. In addition,NetflixWas also announced to be in charge of production.

The live-action movie version of “Mobile Suit Gundam” is co-produced by Sunrise Co., Ltd. with Legendary Pictures such as “Pacific Rim” (2013), “GODZILLA Godzilla” (2014), “Godzilla vs. Kong” (2021), and Netflix. .. It is expected to be distributed worldwide as a Netflix original work, but will be released in theaters in China with a legendary distribution.

The story of the live-action version is unknown at this time, but the original “Mobile Suit Gundam” series is set in the Universal Century, where the overgrown population began to migrate to the space colony. Human beings living in the colony seek independence, challenge the human race on the earth to the war of independence, and eventually a conflict between human beings will occur. Since its launch in 1979, it has become a super popular series that continues to expand beyond the media to date.

The script is written by the comic “Y: THE LAST MAN” (Seibundo Shinkosha) and “Saga” (ShoPro Books).Brian K. Vaughn.. In the past, he was a talent who participated in “LOST” (2004-2010), “Under the Dome” (2013-2015), and “Marvel’s Runaways” Season 1 (2017). Production director Kale Boyter worked on “Pacific Rim: Uprising” (2018) and “Detective Pikachu” (2019), and from now on, the science fiction blockbuster movie “DUNE / Dune Sand Planet” directed by Denis Villeneuve. Refrain.

The director, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, has a deep knowledge of Japanese pop culture, such as stuffing homage to pop culture from ancient times to east and west in “King Kong: Skull Island”, also produced by Legendary. He is also the director of the live-action movie version of the popular Japanese game “Metal Gear Solid.”

Source: Netflix

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