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Gough and Millar Board Robotech November 21, 2008 1:55 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, Movies, News, Robotech.
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robotech-112108Writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor) have been brought on board to write a script for Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the anime classic Robotech.

A sprawling sci-fi epic, “Robotech” takes place at a time when Earth has developed giant robots from the technology on an alien spacecraft that crashed on a South Pacific isle. Mankind is forced to use the technology to fend off an alien invasion, with the fate of the human race ending up in the hands of two young pilots.

A previous draft was written by ‘Raiders of the Lost Art’ writer Lawrence Kasdan.  The film is still on track for a 2010 release.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter


Warner Bros. Picks Up Film Rights to “Robotech” September 7, 2007 2:50 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, News, Robotech.
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The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Warner Bros. Pictures has picked up the film rights to the anime classic Robotech, and Tobey Maquire, whose Maquire Entertainment company will be producing the film, may be eying the lead role.

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