Netflix Announces Far Cry Anime Series Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix
Netflix confirms the anime adaptation of Far Cry, based mostly on the favored first-person shooter collection by Ubisoft.
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Along with Captain Laserhawk, Netflix additionally introduced that one other Far Cry anime shall be streaming on the service. Netflix has but to introduced which sport shall be tailored into an anime collection.
This marks the most recent installment in Netflix’s gaming adaptation technique, one that features profitable takes on collection like The Witcher and upcoming bets together with Resident Evil. Netflix makes use of a mix of live-action reveals, animated collection, and movies for its gaming diversifications, all the time on the hunt for its subsequent profitable franchise.
The firm is way from the one studio trying to make the subsequent Game of Thrones by counting on widespread gaming collection. HBO is engaged on a Last of Us series in partnership with Sony and Naughty Dog, whereas Sony is lastly on the brink of launch its live-action Uncharted movie starring Tom Holland.
For many studios, networks, and streamers, gaming represents the subsequent frontier of constructing large franchises, much like what fantasy novels have represented for years. Netflix is now in competitors with everybody else to make one of the best adaptation potential — and hopefully get folks invested for years to come back.
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