'Castlevania' Netflix TV Show Coming in 2017

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  1. Prans
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    There itself.
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    That's the only official announcement made by Netflix about an upcoming TV show based on the wildly popular video game series.

    Produced by Adi Shankar, the latter announced that Warren Ellis is in charge of writing for Seasons 1 & 2 and Adventure Time's Kevin Kolde is also involved. In his Facebook post, Shankar "personally guarantee(s) that it will end the streak and be the western world’s first good video game adaptation." He also revealed that Season 2 is planned to be released in 2018.

    All of this sounds very optimistic and appears to be another attempt to break the never-ending curse of awful video game adaptations. However, Netflix has a pretty good track record of running shows and there are some who say that it'll be an animated series.

    In any case, we'll be experiencing the evolution of "Netflix and Chill"...

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  2. Ritsuki

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    Actually looking forward to this, I've honestly been pleasantly surprised with Netflix original shows!
     
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  3. Meteor7

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    Sure, why not. What's the worst that could happen?
     
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  4. sarkwalvein

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    Is this show about Pachinko?
     
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  5. Sonic Angel Knight

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    I hope they use sound effects from the video games and music like Zelda, mario, and captian N did. :P

    If anything, i expected metal gear Movie/anime/cartoon/tv show before castlevania. Just don't use the simon belmot from Captian N please. :(
     
  6. Metoroid0

    Metoroid0 Any objections Adam?

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    Wow cool! :D
    But where is metroid tv show xD
     
  7. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Watch metorid other M. :P

    That story is also confusing enough about ailen bird people from space rasing a orphan girl to be a super powered chozo robot bounty hunter to fight in a tournement known as smash bros. (Wait that isn't the story right?)

    Well did they raise her and train her to combat the space pirates and the monsters like Ridley, and the metroid? (Wait is not it either?)

    Well i mean i would like to least have them try and explain MORPH BALL. :creep:
     
  8. Sliter

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    Western ... Animated... help
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    I CAN'T NOT FEAR THIS, SORRY

    really, I don't understand how they could be so bad at it and for so long...
    There are a lot of good fan works but come to official thing and we get these sheets :/ just hire the right persons xD
    hope this gonna be an start for good video games based animations :/ else let if for the Japanese and just help with special effects =A=
     
  9. Imacaredformy2ds

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    Whooooo boy
    This is either gonna be great or the worst thing ever
     
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    Cool maybe...

    And yes, I like Adventure time, but Castlevania isn't funny, it is serious.
     
  11. AlanJohn

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    Is it live action? Please be live action.
     
  12. BORTZ

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    Hedging me bets now, its gonna be bad

    Unless there is wall chicken. Then you get my vote.
     
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  13. Metoroid0

    Metoroid0 Any objections Adam?

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    i played OM...

    well she dematerialize and fit into morphball
     
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    soooo no Zelda Netflix Show?
    It was rumored early last year
     
  15. RevPokemon

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    I personally have never been much into the series but I will give it a shot and it could perhaps become a good example of how to properly do video game to tv adaptions
     
  16. Xabring

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    well, movies based on games are generally bad, but let's see if Series are a diferent story. I'll give'em the benefit of the doubt since there's lot of people saing there are good netflix exclusives. Hope it's a good thing + good thing = great thing scenario, but well, only time will tell.
     
  17. ScarletDreamz

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    Dear God, Please no! D:
     
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    As long as it's not like Vampire Diaries, where it started out alright and then THE SUPERNATURAL CREATURES WENT TO FUCKING HIGH SCHOOL.
     
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    I hope it's better than that awful Voltron reboot.
     
  20. DarkCoffe64

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    Well, I don't know... It could be good, but it's a big could...
    Still, how much there is to adapt from the Castlevania lore apart from "Dracula comes back to life, go kill him"?



    I hope there's an episode dedicated to Dracula's castle appearing on mount fuji... :creep: