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With all of the hype surrounding Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, it’s no surprise that others are looking at bringing more giant robots to the big screen. After the success various studious have had with comic book adaptations, we’ve been expecting more people to look toward anime properties, and it has been announced that Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment will be producing a live-action version of Gaiking:

Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment (“The Walking Dead”) and Toei Animation have teamed with All Nippon Entertainment Works (Anew) to develop Toei’s iconic anime property Gaiking. This marks a new push for Toei into the U.S. marketplace and the first development deal for Anew.

Gaiking follows a young man who is recruited to serve as the lead pilot for the Super Robot Gaiking. When Earth is threatened by an alien race intent on taking over the planet, »

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