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Adi Shankar Creating Ubisoft Multiverse TV Show with Far Cry, Rabbids & More

Video game company Ubisoft has plans to create a connected multiverse of cartoons based on its existing IPs. The company is partnering with Adi Shankar -- who produced Netflix's Castlevania series -- to adapt Far Cry 3's expansion "Blood Dragon" into a young-adult series called Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Vibe. This show will connect with other planned adaptations, creating an Ubisoft multiverse.

"Adi is such a great fan of video games. We share the same culture and references," Ubisoft Film & Television Managing Director Helene Juguet told The Hollywood Reporter. "It's been great to give him the freedom to do something very fresh and bold with our characters."

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Numerous shows are currently being planned, including a Rabbids Invasion special which will be set on Mars. The show has already enjoyed four seasons through France 3/Netflix and Nickelodeon. Rabbids Invasion will be joined by a comedy-adventure inspired by the Rayman franchise. Hungry Shark Squad, based on the mobile game Hungry Shark, will also be turned into a cartoon.

Ubisoft doesn't intend on just creating shows for young children, however. There are plans in place to adapt the M-rated Watch Dogs action-adventure game, turning it into a "cybermystery" that will be aimed at tweens, as well as an animated sketch comedy revolving around video game culture. Juguet explained that, "Every show has a different target that it's aiming at and a different format."

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