‘Far Cry’ Anime Series Set at Netflix, Streamer Picks Up Adi Shankar’s ‘Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Netflix and Ubisoft Film & Television are expanding their relationship, with the streamer ordering a “Far Cry” adult anime series as well as ordering the adult anime series “Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix.”
The “Far Cry” series is based on the first-person shooter game franchise of the same name, with each game revolving around the main character working against a fearsome dictator that controls a particular island or isolated region. The first game was released in 2004 and has sold more than 60 million units to date. “Far Cry 6,” featuring Giancarlo Esposito as the main antagonist, due to be released in October.
“Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix” has been given a six episode order. The series, itself based on “Far Cry 3” expansion “Blood Dragon,” is an original anime featuring alter egos of Ubisoft characters in a highly-referenced homage to the early 90s. It was first announced as being in development in 2019 but no network or streaming service was attached at the time.