Around this time last year, it was revealed that It director Andy Muschietti had been tapped to adapt Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan. While there aren't any major updates to the status of Hollywood's live-action spin on the saga, the director recently touched on both that and his planned Macross/Robotech adaptation. Read on for more.
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According to Hollywood Reporter, Andy Muschietti, who directed the upcoming film version of Stephen King’s It, has been tapped to develop and helm the Sony adaptation of Robotech. James Wan was previously a favorite, but he became committed to Aquaman.
Your return to Macross Island is just around the corner -- the first issue of Titan Comics' Robotech comes out this July! Get ready to pre-order yours, or subscribe to the whole series, after the jump.
Titan Comics and Harmony Gold USA are preparing to introduce a new comic based on Robotech as well as a re-release the library of existing Robotech comics. The new comic will be written by Brian Wood with a standard covery by Stanley “ArtGerm” Lau and "Retro" cover by series veterans John and Jason Waltrip. Check out the preview after the jump.
This year, Titan Comics and Harmony Gold USA announced plans to develop a new comic based on Robotech—the localized '80s TV series cobbled together from the original Macross anime, as well as Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber Mospeada—in 2017, and they announced plans to re-release the library of existing Robotech comics. Recently site Den of Geeks caught up with HG to get some details.
At least weekend's Long Beach Comic Con Harmony Gold's Executive VP for overseeing Robotech, Billy Davis, presented a video message from producers Mark Canton and Gianni Nunnari about the state of the sci-fi series' live-action adaptation. While waiting for a final script, they've "never been more driven towards anything than making a great version of Robotech." More after the jump.
Titan Comics is teaming up with Harmony Gold USA to bring Robotech—the localized '80s TV series cobbled together from the original Macross anime, as well as Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber Mospeada—back to the world of comics. Hit the jump for more.
This weekend, Forbes' games/anime site shared their conversation with Shoji Kawamori, the anime creator/designer/director best known for his contributions to the Macross franchise. While he could not comment on whether the new, fourth series, Delta would make it to international audiences, noting that that was a matter for international IP holder,s which he didn't have visibility into, he explained its concept at length. More after the jump.
On May 15th, Sony's streaming service Crackle is set to introduce Robotech to their library of anime. This includes Harmony Gold's localization of Tatsunoko-produced mecha anime The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA as well as the original Shadow Chronicles. More after the jump.
At last weekend's Wonder Con, IGN caught up with James Wan, The Saw and Furious 7 director who has Aquaman on his to-do, as well as Robotech. In a brief conversation, Wan discusses maintaining elements of the original material, especially its much loved "Macross Saga." Get a look after the jump.
While not the most overt reference, the folks behind Robotech, Harmony Gold's localization of Tatsunoko-produced mecha anime The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA, noticed that that "Orgalorg", the 40th episode of Cartoon Network's Adventure Time season 6, snuck in a nod to the classic sci-fi. Get a look after the jump.