The Netflix platform announced that it will participate in the production of the Live-Action film produced in Hollywood by Sunrise and Legendary Pictures, based on the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise (Kidou Senshi Gundam). The press release also announced that Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island) will direct and produce the tape.
The Executive of Sunrise, Ken Iyadomi revealed during a conference at the Project Anime event in March 2019 that the Gundam Unicorn cameo in Pacific RIM: Uprising demonstrated the relationships created between Sunrise and Legendary Pictures, and established the scene for the discussion of the Production of a LIVE-ACTION movie.
Additionally, during the event "Gundam Franchise's New Work Unveiling" in April 2018, a Tentatively Tentatively Titled Live-Action project was listed Mobile Suit Gundam UC2. The list mentioned that the project will take place in Universal Year 0104, and that the premiere was scheduled for the year 2018. The visual and the announcement were shown by error during the event.
- Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island) takes care of the address and production of the feature film while Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, former Machina, Runaways) is responsible for writing the scripts.
- CALE BOYTER (Pokémon Detective Pikachu) is responsible for supervising the project. In fact, Boyter was presented with Bandai President Namco Holdings, Mitsuaki Taguchi during the Anime Expo event in July 2018 to announce this project.
General Synopsis of Mobile Suit Gundam
It is the year 0079 of the universal century. Humanity has moved to space, living in groups of colonies known as "sides". One of these sides is declared himself the "Principality of Zeon" and declares war on the Earth Federation, the Government Agency that currently governs land. Using powerful humanoid robots known as "Mobile Suits", Zeon quickly wins advantage. New months after the conflict, the Earth Federation has developed its own powerful mobile suit named Gundam. When Zeon launches an attack on the colony that holds the Gundam, a 15-year-old civilian named Amoro Ray suddenly is involved in a conflict that will take him all over the earth and space, facing the pilot as of the enemy, Aznable Char.
Source: Official Twitter Account