Krafton Inc. announced that it is cooperating with Adi Shankar, the producer of Netflix’s “Castlevania”, to launch the animated “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” TV series. The show will be based on this battle royale IP and is the next phase of Krafton’s plan to expand the range of the series.
“As a player, since the launch of PUBG in 2017, I have been defeating opponents on the battlefield,” Adi Shankar said in a press release. “I thank KRAFTON for giving me the trust and confidence to implement my vision as a filmmaker. I am very happy to embark on this journey together. For me, this animation project represents a bridge between the game industry and Hollywood. The next step in the evolution of bridges. I look forward to revealing to you what it looks like to win a chicken dinner.”
Krafton also recently released some other media works with the world of “PUBG” as the background, including the live-action short film “Ground Zero” starring South Korean movie star “The Most Powerful Uncle on Earth” Ma Dongshi, and the documentary series “Unknown Mystery: The Birth of the Battlefield” , Both can be watched on the “PUBG” YouTube channel.
“In addition to the continued development of new and engaging in-game PUBG content, our partnership with Adi Shankar represents a step into our broader strategy of expanding the PUBG Universe into a multimedia franchise,” said CH Kim, CEO, KRAFTON, Inc. “We are excited to work with Shankar on exploring and realizing a world that brings the game to life for our fans. We look forward to sharing more about this animated project in the near future.”
“In addition to continuing to develop new and engaging in-game “PUBG” content, our collaboration with Adi Shankar represents a step in our broader strategy of expanding the PUBG universe into a multimedia series.” said CH Kim, CEO of Krafton, Inc. “We are very happy to work with Shankar to explore and realize a world that makes the game a reality for our fans. We look forward to sharing more information about this animation project in the near future.
Krafton has not yet given an initial release date for this new animated show, so don’t expect a trailer soon.