According to media reports, Amazon has won the rights to the “Voltron” live-action film, which has been fiercely bid by a number of Hollywood companies, including Warner Bros. and Universal.
The live-action version of “Voltron” has been confirmed to be directed by “Red Notice”, “Skyscraper”‘s Rawson Marshall Thurber, who will also write the script with Ellen Shanman, Todd Lieberman, David Berman and Bob of “Voltron” rights company World Events Productions Koplar will serve as the film’s producer.
“Voltron” was based on the Japanese animation “Beast King GoLion” and “Dairugger XV”, which later developed into a separate series “Voltron: Defender of the Universe”, which aired in the 1980s.
The story mainly tells about five pilots, who drive five robot lions, black, red, yellow, green and blue respectively. After the five lions are combined, they can become the giant robot “Beast King”. Under the leadership of Princess Allura, the heroes launched a battle against evil. Drule Empire’s counterattack.