Netflix and Ubisoft are working together on live-action, anime, And animated adaptations of Assassin’s Creed.
Assassin’s Creed is arriving on Netflix, and it’s doing so in a large way. Ubisoft and the Streaming firm have declared plans for many adaptations of the Assassin’s Creed series, including a live-action version which will be executive produced by Ubisoft’s Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik. That series is still seeking a showrunner and all of this sounds like ancient days, but it seems like a significant partnership.
The statement does not share much detail, however, merely saying that It will tap into the video game show’ lively stories for live-action, animated, and anime collection. Given the character of Assassin’s Creed, these could all be put during different historical eras. Netflix also shared a teaser feature video with the iconic assassin logo in glowing Netflix-red.
The wealthy, multilayered storytelling that Assassin’s Creed is cherished for,” said Netflix original series VP Peter Friedlander, at the announcement. “From the breathtaking historic worlds and enormous global appeal among the best-selling video game franchises of all time, we’re committed to carefully crafting epic and thrilling amusement based on this different IP and offer a deeper dip for fans and our associates around the world to enjoy.”
This wouldn’t be the first time the Assassin’s Creed series has been adapted by Hollywood. A 2016 film starring Michael Fassbender was set during the Spanish inquisition, but it was a critical flop. Ubisoft has been pursuing film and TV adaptations, including animated shows, for quite some time, though, even breaking its own division.
Netflix has already started adapting several Ubisoft series, including Skull & Netflix has been quick to grab up video game possessions more widely as well, together with current series such as Castlevania and Dragon’s Dogma and the upcoming Resident Evil.
Continuing to develop its Assassin’s Creed fiction on the video game side, with The impending release of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. That game, set during the Viking age, will release on November 10, directly next to the launches of the Xbox Collection X and PlayStation 5. It is going to also feature a free next-gen upgrade.