Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the film rights to the anime classic Robotech, with Tobey Maguire producing through his Maguire Entertainment.Warner Brothers? Tobey Maguire? Tobey Maguire as Rick? And I can just see Minmei being cast as not-Chinese. This screams bad idea.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor is considering the lead role in the futuristic tale of giant robots and alien invaders. The studio plans on the sci-fi epic becoming a tentpole franchise.
And in non-nerd news, I quit my temp job this week. Here's to some self-dignity, an empty wallet, and a stack of resumes.