Netflix is officially calling this one an anime, so here we are!
The world of Wizards of the Coast’s collectable card game Magic: The Gathering is coming to the small screen in a new original animated series from Netflix. To make this an even more monumental event, Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo have been brought on board to serve as executive producers for the project that has Netflix teaming up with Hasbro’s Allspark Animation.
The Magic: The Gathering series will feature a brand new storyline centered on the Planeswalkers, who will be contending with “stakes larger than any one world can hold.
Here’s who Netflix has behind the scenes so far:
- Executive producer: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Isaac Krauss
- Co-executive producer: Henry Gilroy, Jose Molina, Yoriaki Mochizuki
- Producer: Todd Makurath, Eric Calderon, Dave Newberg
- Lead writer: Henry Gilroy, Jose Molina
- Supervising director: Yoriaki Mochizuki
- Production: Octopie
- Animation production: Bardel Entertainment
Source: Press release