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Andy Muschietti, director of IT, is working on Attack on Titan, Robotech, and The Time Machine movies

While he finishes off IT: Chapter 2, it looks like Andy Muschietti (Mama) is going to be very busy in the future.

He will direct a feature film adaptation of Attack on Titans for Warner Bros. The studio finalized a deal with Japan-based publishing company Kodansha on Monday, according to Variety.

Attack on Titan was originally a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. It is set in a world where humanity lives in cities surrounded by enormous walls protecting the humans from gigantic man-eating humanoids referred to as titans.

It has been adapted into an excellent anime series and there have been a couple of live-action Japanese movies.

Deadline report that Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures and Appian Way have teamed with Andy and his producer sister Barbara Muschietti to develop a new version of The Time Machine by H.G. Wells. Andy and Barbara Muschietti have written a treatment for the film and Andy Muschietti will direct it. Barbara Muschietti will produce it with Appian Way’s Jennifer Davisson and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Arnold Leibovit will be executive producer. He worked on the 2002 version of the film that Simon Wells directed and starred Guy Pearce. That was the second version of the film, with the first directed by George Pal in 1960.

Last year it was announced that Andy and Barbara Muschietti were joining Gianni Nunnari and Mark Canton in producing a live-action Robotech movie over at Sony. This one is based on the 1980s cartoon series from Harmony Gold USA and Japan’s Tatsunoko Productions.

Robotech is a sprawling sci-fi epic that takes place in a time when Earth has developed giant robots from the technology of an alien spacecraft that crashed on a South Pacific island. The technology comes in handy when the humankind has to fend off a wave of alien invasions.

It remains to be seen whether Andy will end up directing all three films, but he is certainly going to be very busy for the next few years!

Which of the three are you most looking forward to?

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