Dredd Producer to Develop Castlevania Animated Mini-Series
Producer Adi Shankar is no stranger to action movies and short online films. Primarily known for his work producing The Grey and Dredd, Shankar has been working on smaller, "bootleg" films online, including the likes of Judge Dredd: Superfiend, The Punisher: Dirty Laundry (which featured the return of Thomas Jane as Frank Castle) and the controversial Power/Rangers. Now, Shankar is developing a "super violent" animated mini-series based on the macabre world of Konami's Castlevania series (courtesy of Polygon).
Here's what Shankar said about the project on his official Facebook page:
Breaking News: I’m producing a super violent Castlevania mini-series with my homies Fred Seibert and Kevin Klonde. It’s going to be dark, satirical, and after a decade of propaganda it will flip the vampire sub-genre on its head.
Shankar will be working with Fred Seibert and Kevin Kolde at Frederator Studios, the production company of Adventure Time and The Fairly OddParents, in order to bring Dracula's castle to life. Given how underwhelming the last few Castlevania titles were, we're just glad to see one of the brains behind Dirty Laundry and Power/Rangers taking on the Belmont's eternal quest against evil. Here's to hoping that Konami will let this project slide and doesn't try to stop it from happening.
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