Robotech

Status: Development

Development: Scripting, budgeting, casting, planning. Sony Pictures has secured rights and hopes to move quickly into production on the live-action feature. Have an update? Send Us Feedback

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Storyline

When an alien spacecraft crashes in the South Pacific, the people of Earth develop giant robots from the alien technology in order to fend off a wave of alien invasions. Takes place at a time when Earth has developed giant robots from the technology on an alien spacecraft that crashed on a South Pacific isle. Mankind is forced to use the technology to fend off three successive waves of alien invasions. The first invasion centers on a battle with a race of giant warriors who seek to retrieve their flagship's energy source known as "protoculture," and the planet's hope for survival ends up in the hands of two young pilots.

Additional Notes

  • Based on the 1980's anime cartoon series from Harmony Gold USA and Tatsunoko Productions.
  • The project has major franchise potential -- on the scale of Transformers -- and has been in development at the studio since 2007.
  • Described as Independence Day meets Star Wars.