Adi shankar has been used to create and show an upcoming animated series based on the popular PUBG video game franchise, announced the South Korean holding company Krafton Inc.
In addition to his Bootleg Universe cult of unique movies, the Indian-born Shankar has relished widespread success as an executive producer of the Netflix anime series. Castlevania, which concluded its four-season run earlier this year, and as a producer of films such as Lone survivor Y The Grey. He flexed his cult bonafides with that of 2012. Dredd.
Shankar said in a statement:
“As a gamer, I have been crushing the competition on the battlefields since PUBG’s launch in 2017. I am grateful to KRAFTON for the trust they have placed in me to execute my vision as a filmmaker and I am excited to embark on this journey together. For me, this animated project represents another step in the evolution of repairing the burning bridge between the gaming industry and Hollywood. I look forward to revealing to everyone what it’s like to win a chicken dinner. ”
CH Kim, CEO of Krafton Inc., said the company’s partnership with Shankar “represents a step toward our broader strategy of expanding the PUBG universe into a multimedia franchise.”
The animated series continues Krafton’s diversification from the PUBG IP, following the live-action short film Impact zone, starring Don lee (Train to Busan, Eternal) and an investigative documentary series starring Jonathan Frakes noble Unknown mysteries: birth of the battlefields.
With more than 55 million players playing daily on all platforms, the PUBG The franchise has sold more than 70 million copies on PC and console and has received more than 1 billion downloads on mobile devices. As one of the best-selling video games of all time, PUBG It has won multiple accolades, including seven Guinness World Records and multiple Game of the Year awards since its introduction in 2017.
Hollywood’s relationship with video game adaptations has been spotty, compounded by big-budget glitches like Justin kurzel‘s Assassin’s creed Y Mike newell‘s Prince of Persia. By the way, Shankar had been chosen to create an anime series based on the Assassin’s creed franchise, but that project seems to have taken a nosedive. Shankar is also developing Captain Laserhawk, based on Far away DLC.
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