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It’s been a tumultuous journey to the big screen for the live-action Voltron movie – and for the moment, that journey has come to an end.
Back in April it was announced that the project was entering reboot mode by tossing out all prior versions of the screenplay and searching for a new director. Max Makowski (Taboo) had been attached to direct up until that point, and Jeff Davis (Criminal Minds) had done a rewrite on a script by Justin Marks (Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li).
The project was initially set-up at 20th Century Fox. They later dropped the film and Relativity Media stepped in with plans to produce it on a more modest budget. It was at this stage that Marks was brought onboard to pen the…
Continue reading ‘Voltron’ Movie Scrapped; New Cartoon & Toys on the Way
- Christopher Schrader
Our friend “Thurston McQ” from Corona Coming Attractions sent us a friendly heads up regarding the status of Voltron, the iconic 80s cartoon about five people who pilot lion-shaped spaceships, which also happen to transform into a giant, sword-wielding robot.
The news is apparently good for animation fans – but not so good for movie lovers. Read on to find out more.
For a few years now there’s been some rumbling of a Voltron movie in the works. About a year back, we reported that United Talent Agency had signed on to represent Voltron creators World Event Productions in developing a live-action Voltron movie alongside producer Charles Roven’s (The Dark Knight) Atlas Entertainment brand.
Well, McQ from Cca was granted exclusive access to Wep’s offices recently, where he took the opportunity to geek out about everything Voltron while speaking with Wep’s managing director Tiffany Ilardi, and creative director Jeremy Corray. »
- Kofi Outlaw
2 items from 2010
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