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Brian K. Vaughan Gears up to Write Gundam Screenplay
Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina and Runaways) will write the screenplay for Legendary Entertainment’s upcoming live-action film of Gundam, according to an exclusive report in the March 7 edition of Deadline.

Per the article: “Next month marks the 40th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam, the mecha anime series that launched the Gundam success story as both a media and toy franchise. … Gundam has generated billions in the decades since and altered the course of anime while rewiring the ambitions and aesthetics of the mecha genre entirely. Among the many franchises influenced: Legendary’s Pacific Rim franchise is a direct descendant of the Gundam school of militarized mecha mythology.”