Castlevania government producer Adi Shankar is engaged on a brand new Devil May Cry animated sequence, in line with IGN. While Shankar revealed little or no concerning the sequence throughout an interview with the outlet, he did affirm that Devil May Cry will be a part of Castlevania in his “bootleg multiverse.”
Shankar did not share what community or streaming service might be airing the present nor did he title any collaborators on the challenge. At the second, all we all know is that Shankar acquired the rights to adapt Devil May Cry “so the jabronis in Hollywood don’t fuck this one up, too.”
The producer tweeted an image concerning the announcement captioned, “Open for business.”
Shankar has a fairly busy slate forward by way of online game diversifications. On prime of Castlevania, which was not too long ago renewed for a 3rd season after an entertaining second season, Shankar has additionally been tapped to supply an Assassin’s Creed animated sequence and rumors have additionally tied him to a possible Legend of Zelda sequence in a partnership with Nintendo.
The success of Netflix’s Castlevania sequence has turned Shankar into the go-to man for online game diversifications. Calling Shankar’s work on Konami’s vampire drama a significant achievement will not be hyperbole. He’s succeeded the place so many big-name filmmakers have failed, capturing what makes the basic sequence so iconic in visceral element. Shankar’s Castlevania, which he created with the assistance of author Warren Ellis and director Sam Deats, performs out like a Shakespearean tragedy about love misplaced, a cursed legacy, and a battle between good and evil that is not as black and white because it might sound. The first season is certainly exceptional.
Devil May Cry is the most recent in a sequence of diversifications primarily based on properties owned by Capcom. A Monster Hunter film directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil) starring Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil) is at the moment in manufacturing however has but to set a launch date. Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the group behind Paranormal Activity 3 and 4, are additionally engaged on a Mega Man live-action film. A Resident Evil reboot from James Wan (Aquaman) and Greg Russo (Mortal Kombat) can be within the works.
John Saavedra is Games Editor at Den of Geek. Read extra of his work right here. Follow him on Twitter @johnsjr9.