Netflix will stream the forthcoming live-action feature based on the Japanese franchise Gundam. The film will be produced by Legendary Entertainment, the company behind the Pacific Rim movies and Monsterverse franchise.
Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of Monsterverse installment Kong: Skull Island, will helm and produce the untitled project. Cale Boyter will oversee it on behalf of Legendary with the creative team at Sunrise, the studio behind the anime original. Legendary will distribute the film in China, where Netflix doesn’t operate.
Brian K. Vaughan is writing the screenplay and serving as an executive producer. Vaughan is the multi-award-winning writer behind comics including Y: The Last Man, Runaways, and Saga; his tv credits include Lost and Under the Dome.