Sony Pictures to ruin another franchise
Sony Pictures announced that they have secured the rights to the science-fiction anime Robotech, “with the intention of moving quickly toward production of a future global franchise.”
The project had previously been set up at Warner Bros. where star-producer Tobey Maguire had tried to get a film version off the ground.
As previously reported, the film will be produced and written by the trio behind “300,” producers Gianni Nunnari and Mark Canton and screenwriter Michael Gordon.
Sony Pictures had this to say about the project, “’Robotech’ is unique in that it has always been a marriage of spectacle with human characters that seem drawn from life. That’s why we are so excited to be working with Mark and Gianni as we move forward on this project. With a history that offers an epic love triangle, a renegade hero, and a world on the brink of extinction, Robotech offers a wide scope and a rich and impressive universe where the story possibilities are endless.”