An animated Assassin's Creed television series is currently being developed by Ubisoft Motion Pictures. It is to air on Netflix, a release date has not been announced. The series, which will feature an original story from Castlevania producer Adi Shankar, will share the same universe as the other media of the franchise.
- "I'm happy to let you guys know that I've selected my next project! I played the first edition of Assassin's Creed the year I moved to Los Angeles to pursue my dream. At that moment I knew absolutely no one in the industry and could never have imagined that one day Ubisoft would ask me to take the world of Assassin's Creed and create an original story set in it as an anime series. If anyone tells you not to follow your passion in life they are wrong."
- ―Adi Shankar's announcement post
In November 2016, it was announced that Ubisoft and Netflix started talks regarding how to develop an Assassin's Creed series. By March 2017, Assassin's Creed head of content Aymar Azaizia confirmed that an Assassin's Creed television series was being developed, teasing it at PAX East 2017. On July 5, producer Adi Shankar announced a partnership with Ubisoft on his Facebook page and revealed that he was working on "an original story" Assassin's Creed anime series. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot resumed discussions with Netflix as a possible network for the series to air on. However, it is not known if they were discussing Assassin's Creed or another Ubisoft IP. As of June 2020, the television series is reportedly in development. Netflix was also officially confirmed as the distributor and airing network.
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