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Live Action Assassin’s Creed Netflix Original Series Now in Development


Netflix and Ubisoft have entered an agreement to develop a live action series based on the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

Designed to be a genre-bending live action adaptation of the popular video game series, a search is currently underway for a showrunner. Ubisoft Film & Television’s Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik will serve as Executive Producers for the show.

According to Jason Altman, Head of Ubisoft Film & Television – Los Angeles:

[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“For more than 10 years, millions of fans around the world have helped shape the Assassin’s Creed brand into an iconic franchise. 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.”[/testimonials]

Peter Friedlander, Vice President, Original Series, Netflix added:

[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“We’re excited to partner with Ubisoft and bring to life the rich, multilayered storytelling that Assassin’s Creed is beloved for. 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.”[/testimonials] [infobox style=’success’ static=’1′]Source: Press Release[/infobox]

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