Netflix’s Planned Castlevania Series To Have Mature Tone And Content
Shankar’s comments come immediately in the wake of a press release published just yesterday that quietly announced that the streaming service will be working on a series based on the popular property. Observers were quick to speculate that the program was the same as the series spoken of by Shankar for some time now, an assessment that the producer affirmed on his Facebook page. According to him, Netflix has already committed to a second season for the show.
But it was Shankar’s remarks about the program’s content that made headlines. Set to be written by veteran comic scribe Warren Ellis, the show will not only be “f***ing amazing” but also feature an adult tone not unlike the aforementioned HBO series.
CBR.com, the source of this story, shared the following press release for the new program:
Inspired by the classic video game series, Castlevania is a dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. The animated series is from Frederator Studios, a Wow! Unlimited Media company, written by best-selling author and comic book icon Warren Ellis and executive produced by Warren Ellis, Kevin Kolde, Fred Seibert and Adi Shankar.
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