Avengers: Endgame directors are making Magic: The Gathering show for Netflix
The Russos are making the first screen adaptation of the trading-card game.
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and Hasbro announced Monday that the Russo brothers are among the executive producers of the first screen adaptation based on the long-popular trading card game. The animated series will revolve around the magic-wielding Planeswalkers.
"We have been huge fans and players of Magic: The Gathering for as long as it has been around, so being able to help bring these stories to life through animation is a true passion project for us," the Russos said in a statement.
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No release date or other details about the show were announced.
Mike Larocca and Isaac Krauss will serve as executive producers with the Russos. Henry Gilroy (Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Jose Molina (The Tick, Agent Carter) will serve as the show's lead writers and co-executive producers. Yoriaki Mochizuki also joins as a supervising director and co-executive producer. The Octopie network is overseeing production, and Bardel Entertainment will take care of animation.
Todd Makurath, Eric Calderon and Dave Newberg will serve as producers on the show.