Just a couple weeks from the launch of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Netflix has announced they’re developing a new live-action series based on the franchise!
This morning brings some fun news for fans of the Assassin’s Creed series. Netflix and Uibsoft have partnered up to bring a brand new live-action TV show! Ubisoft Film & Television’s Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik will serve as Executive Producers, but the live-action show isn’t the only thing in the works.
The agreement between them is to use the brand/lore of Assassin’s Creed to make adaptations for “live action, animated, and anime series.” So fans of the franchise have plenty to look forward to in the coming years.
Ubisoft quote: “For more than 10 years, millions of fans around the world have helped shape the Assassin’s Creed brand into an iconic franchise,” said Jason Altman, Head of Ubisoft Film & Television – Los Angeles. “We’re thrilled to create an Assassin’s Creed series with Netflix and we look forward to developing the next saga in the Assassin’s Creed universe.”
Netflix quote: “We’re excited to partner with Ubisoft and bring to life the rich, multilayered storytelling that Assassin’s Creed is beloved for,” said Peter Friedlander, Vice President, Original Series, Netflix. “From its breathtaking historical worlds and massive global appeal as one of the best selling video game franchises of all time, we are committed to carefully crafting epic and thrilling entertainment based on this distinct IP and provide a deeper dive for fans and our members around the world to enjoy.”
At the moment they’re currently searching for a showrunner on the live-action series. No word on what the story might entail, whether it will follow familiar characters, or take an entirely new path. Either way, it’s exciting news for fans.