Netflix to expand anime universe with two new series

Netflix along with Legendary Television to expand the anime universe with two new anime series, namely Skull Island and Square Enix’s Tomb Raider.  

Legendary Television is a global full-service television studio which specializes in financing, developing and producing quality genre and character-driven projects for multiple platforms. The studio has also previously worked on many projects with Netflix and other streaming giants such as Amazon Videos and HBO Max.

About Skull Island

Skull Island belongs to Legendary’s Monsterverse-and expansive storyline which unravels the themes of the multi-layered universe and how humans struggle to survive through the catastrophic intervention from legendary and mythical monsters.

Skull Island’s new story plot features characters estranged on an island after a shipwreck. The twist is that the island once belonged to prehistoric monsters including the greatest titan-Kong. 

Brian Duffield and Jacob Robinson will be the executive producers of the anime series. Reportedly, Duffield will also contribute as a writer for the same. The franchise began in 2014 with Godzilla. Godzilla vs Kong (March 2022) is lined up next for Monsterverse Universe.

About Tomb Raider

It has been 25 years since Tom Raiders video series, created by Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montréal, was first launched which sold over 81 million copies and won many laurels. The global success of the game encouraged a wide range of franchise including movies, merchandising comic books and animated series. The video game has massive blockbuster films under its belt.

The anime series picks up after the highly successful Tomb Raider video-game reboot trilogy, featuring Lara Croft, the most famous and iconic adventurers. The anime series explores the anime heroine’s new adventure in a new unexplored territory.

Tasha Huo will write and executively produce with dj2 Entertainment Founder and CEO Dmitri M. Johnson, Stephan Bugaj, Howard Bliss and Jacob Robinson, under his banner Tractor Pants.

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