As the creed goes, “Nothing is true; everything is permitted”. According to The Hollywood Reporter, an Assassin’s Creed Live Action TV series is in the works at Netflix.
Assassin’s Creed is the incredibly popular Ubisoft video game series available on both Playstation and X-Box consoles. In a new deal between Netflix and Ubisoft, Assassin’s Creed is the first game to get an television adaptation. While the show is still in the early stages of pre-production, the search for a showrunner is underway.
Vice President of Originals at Peter Friedlander speaks on Assassin’s Creed’s addition to the streamer. “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.“
The Assassin’s Creed deal not only includes the TV series, but stories for other live-action, animated and anime series. The franchising has only just begun at Netflix!