After a long period of silence, Netflix is finally making headway with its upcoming Gundam live-action adaptation that will have Gundam fans excited and scared. The project, which was announced back in 2018, finally has a tentative production start date.
The film comes from Legendary Entertainment, starring Jordan Vogt Roberts will direct and produce. Vogt-Roberts credits include Kong: Skull Island, you’re the worst and more. He was also tapped to conform Solid metal gear in live action with Oscar Isaac.
Speaking to EW in 2021, Vogt-Roberts discussed the upcoming film, saying:
“My goal is to help all the people who might say, ‘I don’t know where to start [with Gundam]”I want to make this movie and give them an entry point where they can say, ‘Start here. This is your entry point.”
The script for Gundam was penned by Brian K. Vaughan (Lost, Y: The Last Man Standing, Runaways).
The project was first announced by Netflix account Geeked in April 2021, following its initial announcement for Netflix in April 2018.
Grab your mobile suits! Jordan Vogt-Roberts is set to direct and produce Legendary’s first-ever live-action feature film version of Sunrise’s GUNDAM for Netflix.
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) April 12, 2021
Kale Boyter will oversee the project on behalf of Legendary with the Sunrise creative team and longtime gundam producers Naohiro Ogata and Makoto Asanuma.
What is the plot of gundam?
Little is known about Netflix gundam Film, since plot details were largely absent.
We only know that it’s in the gundam Universe. The only small clue is a teaser image of the RX-78-2 robot model shown above revealed in the concept art.
However, there were rumours. A listing from years ago stated that the film would be shot in an “overseas drama” style format and would take place during UC 0105, which in the anime is a year before the events of Mobile suit Gundam Hathaway.
Vogt-Roberts teased in 2021 that the film “could be an amalgamation of several of these different things, different timelines and what not.”
It remains to be seen whether that was true or not. At least the gundam Franchise spans four decades and is one of the most popular IPs in Japanese history.
The possibilities for the story are quite plentiful.
Who is thrown in gundam?
As of November 2022, no cast members have been announced for the live-action film Gundam. We’ll most likely find them out in the coming months, as casting is being done as we speak.
What is the production status of gundam?
The upcoming live action from Netflix gundam The film is currently in active development with the script being written by the team.
We have been told that production is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2023 (we have been specifically told that the plan is for June 2023 at the moment).
But we must emphasize that there is a long way to go and production schedules are constantly changing.
What is the Netflix release date for? gundam?
Netflix hasn’t announced any release dates for gundambut considering the possible start of production in June 2023, we wouldn’t expect the film to be released until 2024 at the earliest.
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