Entertainment information web site Deadline reported on Tuesday that Amazon is “in talks” for the rights to a live-action Voltron undertaking. Warner Bros., Universal, and a number of other different studios have been additionally bidding for the live-action undertaking rights late final month.
Rawson Marshall Thurber (Red Notice) would co-write the script with Ellen Shanman, and Thurber would additionally direct. Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman (Beauty and the Beast 2017), and World Events Productions’ Bob Koplar (Voltron: Legendary Defender) would produce the undertaking.
World Events Productions, Ltd. (WEP) and the late Peter O’Keefe tailored the primary 1984-1985 Voltron tv collection from two Toei Animation robotic anime: King of Beasts Golion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV. Both Golion and the primary Voltron story centered on younger pilots who struggle towards an empire of alien conquerors — with the assistance of 5 mechanized lions that mix to type a robotic.
Since the primary collection, the franchise spawned three tv collection produced exterior Japan: the 3D CG Voltron: The Third Dimension in 1998, the 2D Voltron Force in 2011, and Dreamworks and Netflix‘s Voltron: Legendary Defender in 2016.
The eighth and last season of the Voltron: Legendary Defender animated collection premiered on Netflix in December 2018. Netflix is streaming 12 episodes of the unique Voltron collection underneath the title Voltron 84.
The Hollywood Reporter had reported that Netflix will not be among the many firms bidding for the upcoming live-action undertaking.
Studios beforehand tried a live-action Hollywood undertaking for the franchise in 2007 after which in 2012, however neither undertaking moved ahead.