Netflix announces production of live-action movie Gundam, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts of 'King Kong: Skull Island'
Netflix tweeted that 'Jordan Vogt-Roberts will be in charge of directing and producing the Netflix original live-action movie version of Legendary Pictures ,' and the live-action movie version of Gundam, which was announced around 2018, will be Netflix. It became clear that it will be produced as an original work of.
Netflix is making a live-action Gundam movie, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts --The Verge
Netflix Is Making A Live-Action Gundam Movie --Game Informer
At the Anime Expo held in the United States in July 2018, it was announced that a live-action movie project of Mobile Suit Gundam had started. The production is jointly done by Sunrise and Legendary Pictures, and the producer is Kale Boyter, who has been in charge of 'Pacific Rim: Uprising' and so on.
That Gundam is the first live-action movie, with the tag of Sunrise and Legendary Film --GIGAZINE
In addition, it turned out that the script for the movie was written by American comic writer Brian K. Vaughn.
Is the scriptwriter in charge of the first live-action movie version of 'Gundam' decided? --GIGAZINE
It has become clear that Jordan Vogt-Roberts will be in charge of directing such a live-action movie version of Gundam, and that it will be distributed on Netflix. Other information such as titles and casts remains unpublished.
Legendary Pictures has also introduced giant weapons in the Pacific Rim series, including giant robots, and MonsterVerse works such as 'Godzilla vs. Kong.' And since Roberts is the director of MonsterVerse's 'King Kong: Skull Island ,' 'the collaboration between the two companies feels perfect,' reports The Verge, an overseas media outlet.
This is not the first time Netflix has made a live-action version of Sunrise's work, and the live-action version of 'Cowboy Bebop' has already been produced and shooting has ended .
Production of live-action version 'Cowboy Bebop' started, Welsh Corgi's Ain is in charge of real dogs, not CG --GIGAZINE