Deadline reports that Brian K. Vaughan will write the script for the upcoming live-action Gundam film. The film will be a co-production between Gundam studio Sunrise, and Legendary Entertainment. Vaughan will also serve as executive producer on the film with the project overseen by Legendary’s vice president of production Cale Boyter along with the Sunrise creative team.
The film was announced July 2018 at Anime Expo and will be part of the Mobile Suit Gundam 40th Anniversary Project. Vaughan is best known for creating comic book series such as Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina and Runaways.