Thursday, December 20, 2012

Gaiking resurrection!

Pacific Rim's first trailer convinced some producers...The Gaiking project is moving forward...

This trailer was unveiled by Director Matthew Gratzner and special-effects guru Jules Urbach at the 2010 Tokyo Animation Fair in March (source screenrant). Everybody was thinking that the project was dead, but now giant robots are hype...So...

"Gaiking' has long been one of the most beloved giant robot animation franchises with a global fan base. We are very excited to be partnering with Valhalla Entertainment and ANEW to bring this title to a worldwide audience as a live-action feature film, which we hope to be the first of many more to come from Toei’s large stable of IPs,” said Yoshi Ikezawa of Toei Animation.
Gale Anne Hurd will serve as lead producer on the project. Yoshi Ikezawa of Toei Animation and Joseph Chou will also serve as producers. Sandy Climan, Tim Kwok, and Kozo Morishita of Toei Animation are executive producing. Kris Henigman, Director of Development at Valhalla, will oversee development for the company in association with Annmarie Bailey, Vice President of Creative Affairs for ANEW."

Maybe we will have somme Voltron news in a few days...


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