Netflix is developing a series about Assassin’s Creed
Netflix confirms that it is developing a new live-action series focused on the Assassin’s Creed video game series.
Lately Netflix It is not stopping when it comes to creating original content based on the most popular video game franchises, having series such as The Witcher (in turn based on the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski), Castlevania or Dragon’s Dogma.
Netflix will soon add new series based on video games to its catalog, such as the animated series The Cuphead Show or the upcoming series based on Resident Evil, a live-action series focused on the daughters of Albert Wesker and a 3D CGI animated series titled Resident Evil: Infinite darkness centered on Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield.
As if this were not enough, the streaming platform has just announced that it is developing a new live-action series based on Assassin’s Creed, the popular Ubisoft video game series. We leave the announcement below.
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At the moment not much more is known about the Netflix series Assassin’s CreedExcept for the fact that Ubisoft’s Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik will be participating in the project as executive producers.
“For more than 10 years, millions of fans around the world have helped shape the Assassin’s Creed brand into an iconic franchise. We are excited to create an Assassin’s Creed series with Netflix, and we are looking forward to developing it. next saga of the Assassin’s Creed universe, “said Jason Altman in a statement.
“We are delighted to partner with Ubisoft and to bring to life the rich and varied narrative for which Assassin’s Creed receives so much praise,” said Peter Friedlander, Vice President of the Netflix original series. “Building on its impressive historical worlds and enormous global popularity, as one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, our commitment will be to crafting an epic and exciting entertainment product based on this iconic IP, and ensure that game fans and our members around the world alike have a deeper experience. “
Begun in November 2007, the Assassin’s Creed saga began its story with Desmond miles, a seemingly ordinary young man who is kidnapped by members of a corporation called Abstergo, whose objective is to force Desmond to enter a machine called Animus in order to have access to the memories of his ancestors through his DNA and thus be able to find some powerful artifacts called Shards of Eden.
Thus, throughout the different installments of the saga, we have been meeting the most diverse characters through various eras in the history of mankind, and very soon we will return to the load with the new game Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, this time focused on the Vikings, and that will go on sale on November 17, 2020.
The series will not be the only thing we see of the Ubisoft franchise on Netflix, since the platform has confirmed that it also enters into its plans to carry out Assasin’s Creed animation series, just like he’s doing with Resident Evil. What do you think Netflix is developing an Assassin’s Creed series?