IESB.net caught up with 'Dark Knight' producer Chuck Roven at the recent Spike TV Scream awards. They quizzed him on many comic-to-filmic questions, but got the most dish on the planned 'Robotech' movie.
"I'm working on...a film that has a certain kind of legacy for this audience. 'Robotech'," Roven said, confirming that he's working with Tobey Maguire and Akiva Goldsmen on the project. "I'm hopefull that 'Robotech' will start shooting some time next year."
When asked if the film would take place on Earth, Roven said that it may not. "Certainly we all know that the trigger mechanism is an attack armor."
When asked if the armor and mech designs would be faithful to the manga and anime that inspired them Roven said, "I can't tell you that honestly. Certainly we're going to take some inspiration from all that. We haven't even started production design. We're just working on the script right now."
Roven emphasized that Maguire's present role is as a producer and not as an actor.
IESB also checked in on other superhero projects like 'The Flash' and, of course, the 'Dark Knight' sequel. However Roven had no new information on those fronts.