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Sunrise, Legendary Announce Live-Action Gundam Film (Updated)

posted on 2018-07-05 16:53 EDT by Karen Ressler

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Sunrise President & CEO Yasuo Miyakawa announced at Sunrise's Anime Expo panel on Thursday that Sunrise is collaborating with Legendary Pictures on a live-action Gundam film. The panel shared a teaser video and noted that "co-production has begun" and both Legendary and Sunrise are collaborating on the scenario.

Legendary's Executive Vice-President of Production Cale Boyter and Bandai Namco Holdings President and Representative Director Mitsuaki Taguchi appeared at the event. Robert Napton, former Bandai Entertainment Director of Marketing and Legendary Comics' current Senior Vice President of Publishing, moderated the panel segment about the live-action film project.

Source: Sunrise's Anime Expo panel (Egan Loo)

Update: Teaser visual added via gundam.info.


This article has a follow-up: Sunrise Streams Live-Action Gundam Film's Announcement Video (2018-07-06 08:10)
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