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."
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."