Ubisoft and Netflix partner on Assassin’s Creed live-action series

first_imgUbisoft and Netflix partner on Assassin’s Creed live-action seriesThe deal also includes work on animated and anime seriesMarie DealessandriAcademy WriterTuesday 27th October 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleUbisoftAn Assassin’s Creed live-action series is in the works at Netflix, in partnership with publisher Ubisoft. Live-action is not the only aspect of the deal, which will also see the two companies partner on animated and anime series, Variety reported. The live-action project doesn’t have a showrunner yet, but is led by Ubisoft Film & Television’s Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik as executive producers. Altman is head of film and television at Ubisoft and is also involved in the Beyond Good & Evil film announced earlier this year. Director of television development Kreinik is currently working on Ubisoft’s Mythic Quest: Reven’s Banquet series, which was renewed for a second season earlier this year.Related JobsGaming Compliance Officer – Baltic Region UK & Europe Big PlanetData Developer Gaming Studio Baltic Region UK & Europe Big PlanetAssociate Producer Gaming – Major AAA Studio – Midlands UK & Europe Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games Ubisoft currently has several projects in development with Netflix, including a Splinter Cell anime series announced in July, and The Division film featuring Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal unveiled back in 2016. Netflix had incredible success at the end of last year with its adaptation of The Witcher as a live-action series. As of January 2020, it had been watched by 76 million households. The series will be getting a prequel spin-off and Netflix is also developing a standalone anime film.Following up on The Witcher’s incredible success, GamesIndustry.biz contributing editor Rob Fahey discussed the potential for games IPs on TV back in January.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesFirst-party Ubisoft titles will now be branded as ”Ubisoft Originals”Change was made alongside the announcement of new Tom Clancy titleBy Danielle Partis YesterdayUbisoft announces free-to-play The Division gameThe publisher also has plans to bring the series to mobileBy Marie Dealessandri 4 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img

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