Fans of the Magic: The Gathering card game get ready, as the widely popular card game is coming to Netflix in a new animated series produced by the Russo Brothers! Check out what we know so far about the upcoming show below and let us know if you will be watching AFTER THE JUMP!
“We have been huge fans and players of Magic: The Gathering for as long as it has been around, so being able to help bring these stories to life through animation is a true passion project for us,” stated Joe and Anthony Russo.
“MAGIC IS A BELOVED GLOBAL FRANCHISE WITH A MASSIVELY ENGAGED FAN BASE THAT HAS ONLY CONTINUED TO GROW OVER THE LAST 25 YEARS,” said John Derderian, head of Anime programming for Netflix. “THERE’S NO ONE BETTER SUITED TO BRING THIS STORY TO AUDIENCES AROUND THE WORLD THAN JOE AND ANTHONY RUSSO, WHOSE TALENT FOR GENRE STORYTELLING IS UNMATCHED, AS IS DEMONSTRATED BY THEIR CENTRAL ROLE IN CREATING SOME OF THE BIGGEST BOX OFFICE HITS OF ALL TIME.”
Additionally, Henry Gilroy and Jose Molina will be the showrunners and lead writers for MAGIC: THE GATHERING. Octopie Network and Bardel Studio will do the animation.
Netflix didn’t confirm how many episodes the first season will contain. Similarly, the company didn’t announce a release date for the series.