An animated sequence primarily based on the online game League of Legends is coming to Netflix. The sequence, Arcane, was first introduced in 2019 by LoL producer Riot Games, and Netflix confirmed right this moment that the show could be obtainable on the platform this fall.
While you’ll be able to watch the teaser for the sequence that includes LoL protagonists Vi and Jinx, the official League of Legends YouTube channel supplied an much more detailed take a look at the sequence and the behind-the-scenes manufacturing of it, which you could find here.
The League of Legends multi-player on-line battle enviornment recreation has a faithful fanbase, with over 100 million lively month-to-month customers, and because of this of the sport’s reputation and passionate followers, Riot Games began growing the Arcane sequence properly earlier than Netflix obtained concerned. The recreation itself has a T for Teen ranking, and Riot’s head of inventive growth, Greg Street, defined to The Hollywood Reporter that regardless of being animated, the brand new sequence won’t be for a younger viewers.
“It’s not a light-hearted show. There are some critical themes that we discover there, so we would not need children tuning in and anticipating one thing that it is not,” Street mentioned. The sequence will delve into the backstories of many of the established characters within the League universe, although particulars on precisely which characters will seem haven’t but been launched.
“League of Legends has impressed international fervor and fandom and we’re thrilled to be the house of the primary tv sequence set on this universe, Arcane. The sequence guarantees to be a visually spectacular thrill journey that may have viewers on the sting of their seats,” Dominique Bazay, Director, Original Animation for Netflix, mentioned of the sequence. Arcane is the newest in a current string of video-game impressed programming at Netflix, which has ranged from Resident Evil to The Witcher.