Producer and actor Adi Shankar posted on his Facebook page today that he will be producing an animated series based on the video game Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse.
Adi Shankar “Breaking News: 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 is the producer behind such works as Dredd, and the short films The Punisher: Dirty Laundry,Venom: Truth in Journalism, and a brutally reimagined Power Rangers. Shankar does not shy away from using his artistic vision to whatever project he touches. in a recent interview with Collider Shankar was asked about the violence and gore Shankar responds “There will be a lot. The goal is to bring hard hitting anime to the America and be America’s first animated series for adults”. When asked about what animation will the show be inspired from Shanker responded with “Akira, Ghost in a Shell, Ninja Scroll, Young Justice aka the best series ever and it shouldn’t have been canceled wtf.”