Netflix teams up with Ubisoft for live-action Assassin’s Creed series
Netflix has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Ubisoft to develop content based on the international best-selling video game franchise. The first series in development will be an epic, genre-bending live action adaptation. Under the agreement, Netflix and Ubisoft will tap into the iconic video game’s trove of dynamic stories with global mass appeal for adaptations of live action, animated, and anime series.
Since it first launched in 2007, the Assassin’s Creed series has sold more than 155 million games worldwide. The franchise is now one of the best-selling series in video game history.
For more than 10 years, millions of fans around the world have helped shape the Assassin’s Creed brand into an iconic franchise. We are thrilled to create an Assassin’s Creed series with Netflix. We look forward to developing the next saga in the Assassin’s Creed universe.Jason Altman, Head of Ubisoft Film & Television
We’re excited to partner with Ubisoft and bring to life the rich, multilayered storytelling. 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.Peter Friedlander, Vice President of Netflix
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