Castlevania Showrunner Announces New Devil May Cry Series

Here is the next animated series coming from Adi Shankar.

By Chris Morse

Adi Shankar, executive producer and showrunner for Netflix's Castlevania, has announced that he has acquired the rights to Devil May Cry with the intention of creating its own animated television series. In an interview with IGN, Shankar revealed his plans to create a "multiverse" that the new series will be a part of. Castlevania, which has already been greenlit for a third season, will be included as well.

It's interesting to note that he has his own financial stake in the rights to the upcoming series, ensuring that he does not have to answer to anybody else creatively. If the success of his other hit show is any indication, this project is certainly in great hands. He told IGN that he acquired these rights himself "so the jabronis in Hollywood don’t fuck this one up too."

Shankar also teased also teased the new project with a post from his Twitter account, which reads "open for business" and features artwork of the main franchise lead, Dante. Check it our for yourself below.

Since this is only the initial announcement, there is still some waiting time before this series will come to life, but if the production of Castlevania is any indication, we won't be waiting too terribly long before Devil May Cry comes to a streaming platform near you, assuming he goes that route again.

There is not yet any information on when this show will be released or which platform it will debut on, but we'll be sure to keep you posted with all of the latest here on Dead Entertainment.

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Chris Morse

Thanks to his friends and family, Chris grew up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games. From self-taught web design as a teenager to a formal education in computer science, he has always had a passion for web technologies and has channeled all of those interests into building this website platform. Chris opted to dive straight into horror with this project and is joined by some of those very same influential friends and family here on the staff. When not programming or gaming, you can find him heading to the midwest to cheer on his favorite football team, the Green Bay Packers. Go Pack Go!

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