Joe and Anthony Russo’s manufacturing firm AGBO have tapped F9 screenwriter Daniel Casey to assist reboot Battle of the Planets. Casey, who additionally wrote the screenplay for 10 Cloverfield Lane, is at present working with AGBO and the Russo Brothers to develop the muse of a Battle of the Planets cinematic universe, main inventive improvement for the franchise’s enlargement.
Casey is about to put in writing the screenplay for the characteristic movie that may kick off the Battle of the Planets universe, which can lengthen throughout a number of sorts of media. The franchise shall be produced together with Tatsunoko Productions, the creators of the unique, iconic anime collection, to create ideas that may discover and develop the franchise in-depth.
Initially tailored from the Japanese anime Science Ninja Staff Gatchaman, Battle of the Planets was essentially the most profitable anime in the US throughout the Seventies, airing on over 100 community affiliate channels by the top of the last decade. Principally trustworthy to the spirit of the Japanese collection, Battle of the Planets adopted 5 teenagers collectively often called G-Drive, tasked with defending Earth from area assaults, together with these from the evil masked villain often called Zoltar. (No, not the one which turned a small youngster into Tom Hanks.)
Having first introduced the franchise at San Diego Comedian-Con in 2019, the Russo Brothers launched a press release on their work with Casey and the additional improvement of Battle of the Planets:
“We’re thrilled to be working with a collaborator of Dan’s caliber on this beloved property. His ardour, consideration to element, and thirst for innovation will little question delight followers of the IP whereas making a considerate introduction for newcomers. He’s pioneer at coronary heart and the proper companion as we got down to lay the muse of a universe which can interact audiences on a significant stage and throughout the media panorama.”
Casey’s announcement as screenwriter for Battle of the Planets comes contemporary off his success of getting the pandemic’s highest-grossing Hollywood movie, with F9 bringing in almost $600 million worldwide. Nothing else is understood in regards to the characteristic movie or the franchise as of but, however audiences can at present stream the unique anime on Discovery+.
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