Sony’s live-action Robotech movie to be directed by Andy Muschietti has recruited Wonder Woman writer Jason Fuchs. Production on Robotech will reportedly not begin until after Muschietti has finished making IT: Chapter Two, the sequel to his blockbuster horror movie IT.
Robotech began life in 1985 as an 85-episode anime series cobbled together from three separate Japanese series and dubbed into English. The story set far in the future involves a war between humans and aliens, which sees the humans arming themselves with robotic technologies reverse-engineered from the remnants of a crashed alien spacecraft. Several animated movies followed the series, and a live-action adaptation began to be developed in 2007 with Tobey Maguire originally attached. At a later point, James Wan was involved with the project before leaving to devote himself to Aquaman.
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