The long-rumored Diablo animated sequence that’s supposedly being produced for Netflix might have lastly been confirmed to exist by a current trademark registration that hints that the sequence remains to be in growth.
The rumors of a Diablo sequence began circulating in September 2018 when screenwriter Andrew Cosby posted on Twitter that he was in closing talks to be the showrunner and author of an upcoming Diablo animated present that was being made in collaboration with Activision and Netflix. Cosby’s tweet was later deleted and no official phrase has been launched regarding a Diablo animated present, though there was a BlizzCon since then and the Diablo franchise has been within the information following the Diablo Immortal debacle.
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It’s widespread for TV present and online game bulletins to be spoiled by trademark registrations and evidently Diablo is not any exception. According to Spiel Times, Blizzard Entertainment has filed a trademark for a property known as Diablo that’s listed as being meant for “Downloadable movies and flicks that includes narratives based mostly on a online game and supplied through a video-on-demand service,” which sounds so much like one thing is being produced for a service like Netflix. Cosby additionally wrote one other tweet on March 14 the place he talks a couple of secret undertaking that he’s engaged on and the way he’ll have the ability to speak about it quickly.
It’s killing me that I can not discuss overtly about my new tremendous secret undertaking, as a result of my new tremendous secret undertaking is simply so frikkin’ cool! Soon… very quickly…
— Andy Cosby (@andycosby) March 14, 2019
Netflix has had super success with their Castlevania animated sequence and evidently they need to improve their online game adaptation portfolio. A Devil May Cry animated sequence that’s related to Castlevania is being developed for the service, in addition to a Dragon’s Dogma anime sequence that was just lately introduced.
The Diablo universe is ripe for a televised adaptation, and the sequence might use some good press following a rocky finish to 2018. Blizzard ended their 2018 BlizzCon occasion with the reveal of Diablo Immortal, which is an upcoming cell recreation that was met with such a adverse response that it induced Activision Blizzard’s inventory worth to take successful. It appears odd that Blizzard did not save the announcement of a Diablo animated sequence for BlizzCon, as it might have made for a much better closing reveal trailer for the conference than a cell recreation that was being marketed to a PC gaming crowd.
The proof of a Diablo Netflix present present retains piling up and it is changing into more and more troublesome to disclaim that the Lord of Terror might be making his option to our screens sooner or later. The world of Diablo is stuffed with tales of epic fantasy which might be simply ready to be instructed and Netflix has confirmed with Castlevania that they’re fantastic with even the darkest tales being instructed, as long as they do justice to their supply materials.
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Source: Spiel Times