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‘Pokémon’ Live-Action Series in Development at Netflix — Report

Netflix subscribers, prepare to catch ’em all. A live-action television adaptation of “Pokémon” is reportedly in the works.Variety reported on Monday that “Lucifer” showrunner Joe Henderson has been attached to write and executive produce the untitled series, which is in the early stages of development. The series will mark Hollywood’s second live-adaptation of the multimedia […]

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‘Blood of Zeus’ Trailer: Netflix Unveils Animated Show from ‘Castlevania’ Team

Netflix has unveiled the trailer for “Blood of Zeus,” a new anime original from the studio behind the streaming service’s popular “Castlevania” animated series.Per Netflix, the show’s synopsis reads: “In a brewing war between the gods of Olympus and the titans, Heron, a commoner living on the outskirts of ancient Greece, becomes mankind’s best hope […]

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‘Castlevania’ Season 2 Introduced One of the Best New Villains of 2018

This post contains spoilers for Castlevania season 2. When you think of “Prestige Television,” what are the necessary elements? For me, the main ingredients are a deeply interconnected narrative with multiple moving parts that require the viewer’s full attention, a significant production budget, and emotionally resonant acting. For spice, most shows that get labeled as […]

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‘Castlevania’ Producer Adi Shankar Making ‘Devil May Cry’ TV Show Set in Same Multiverse

Last month, producer Adi Shankar teased the following message: “I can confirm that I’m working with an iconic Japanese gaming company to adapt one of their iconic video game series into a series.” One of the trades reported that he was hyping a The Legend of Zelda TV show, but that […]The post ‘Castlevania’ Producer […]

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‘Aggretsuko’ Renewed, and ‘Castlevania’ Season 2 Premiere Date Announced With First-Look Photos

Netflix’s cutest death-metal fan is returning for more face-melting good times. The streaming service announced Monday at Anime Expo it has renewed “Aggretsuko” for Season 2.The charming anime series follows 25-year-old red panda Retsuko, who works an oppressive office job by day and vents her frustrations through death metal karaoke at night. The series examines […]

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‘Mr. Rogers: A War Hero’: Adi Shankar’s Bootleg Universe Entry Takes Aim at an Urban Legend

By now, you should know the name Adi Shankar, but how you’ve heard about him might vary: If you’re a fan of excellent video game adaptations / Netflix anime series, you likely know him as the Castlevania showrunner. If you’ve enjoyed fan-favorite films like The Grey, Dredd, A Walk among the Tombstones, or the upcoming, […]

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