Netflix has announced a groundbreaking agreement with pioneering French video game company Ubisoft to develop content based on the world-famous video game franchise Assassin’s Creed.
It has been confirmed that the first series is currently in development and, according to our information, it is being lined up as live-action, animated and anime adaptations. “For more than 10 years, millions of fans around the world have helped shape the Assassin’s Creed brand into an iconic franchise,” Jason Altman, Head of Ubisoft Film & Television – Los Angeles said. “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.”
To ensure authenticity to the iconic Assassin’s Creed franchise, Altman will work alongside Danielle Kreinik, serving as Executive Producers on the project. Under the agreement established between the two parties, Netflix and Ubisoft will explore the many different dynamic stories available within the game’s history, with for adaptations of live-action, animated, and anime series.
Speaking about the project, Peter Friedlander, Vice President of Netflix Original Series, commented: “We’re excited to partner with Ubisoft and bring to life the rich, multilayered storytelling that Assassin’s Creed is beloved for.”
He added: “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.”
Since it first launched in 2007, the Assassin’s Creed series has sold more than 155 million games worldwide and is now established as one of the best-selling series in video game history.