New China Media Joint Hands with New Timing in Hollywood Blockbuster, Robotech

New China Media Joint Hands with New Timing in Hollywood Blockbuster, Robotech

Robotech was the first anime series in America, and thus it ended up creating more anime fans than any other imported series before it. It has historically enjoyed massive toy and gaming merchandising with sales inexcess of $5 Billion worldwide. The brand has been released in over 30 countries giving it worldwide recognition for the IP and making it perfect for adaptation to a live action motion picture franchise.

On Feb 5th, 2015, the project of live action motion picture of Robotech was started, with a bunch of A-list filmmakers in the main creative team. The script was written by Michael Gordon, whose credits include 300 and G.I. JOE. And James Wan, the director for Fast and Furious 7 and Saw will take the directorship. Mark Canton will be the producer, with his profound experience in a series of Hollywood blockbusters including Immortals, Escape Plan and 300.

New China Media International brought about the cooperation with Newtiming TV & Movie Investment in the Robotech project, adding new impetus to the cooperation between Chinese and international film market.