Netflix and Ubisoft are working on an anime series adaptation of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell video game franchise, as per Variety.
The series will be written by Derek Kolstad, who also wrote the massively popular John Wick franchise. According to reports, two seasons of the anime series have been ordered.
The first game of the Splinter Cell franchise was launched back in 2002, with six more instalments following. The most recent was Splinter Cell Blacklist, which came out in 2012.
This isn’t the first adaptation of a Tom Clancy video game by the platform. Last year, a live-action Netflix adaptation of Tom Clancy’s The Division, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain, was announced by Ubisoft.
Splinter Cell will be the latest in a string of video game adaptations by Netflix. The anime series on the Castlevania franchise has already proven to be a huge hit, with a fourth season on its way.
An anime series on the RPG game Dragon’s Dogma is also in the works, along with adaptations of Devil May Cry and Assassin’s Creed.
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, another anime series, which is set in the same world as the upcoming video game Cyberpunk 2077, is also under production.