Adi Shankar Producing Super Violent Castlevania Animated Series Written By Warren Ellis
Up next for Adi Skankar, the producer behind the popular Power Rangers Fan-Film, the Punisher fan-films as well as The Grey and Dredd, has announced he is producing a Castlevania animated series, which will be written by Warren Ellis.
Shankar first made the announcement on Facebook with: "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 also let it be known that comic scribe Warren Ellis is writing the Castelvania series: "Oh ... one last thing about the Castlevania mini-series ... Warren fucking Ellis wrote the script ... and it's awesome aka very Warren Ellis ... ... mic drop."
Further details are made known from Shankar in an interview with Collider that include mention the story is being based on the Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse video game and that Akira, Ghost in [the] Shell, Ninja Scroll, and Young Justice influence the look of the series.
"There will be a lot [of violence and gore]," Shankar offered. "The goal is to bring hard hitting anime to the America and be America’s first animated series for adults."