Netflix’s animated Magic: The Gathering animated sequence is working full-steam forward.
Set to bow in late 2022, Brandon Routh (Superman Returns, Legends of Tomorrow) will lead the voice solid of the sequence from exec producer Jeff Klein (Transformers: Prime).
Picked up straight to sequence in June 2019, the anime sequence unites acquainted and well-loved Planeswalkers for Magic followers and introduces new characters to inform a brand new story. Routh will voice the function of Gideon, an unfalteringly heroic Planeswalker within the Magic: The Gathering multiverse.
Scripts for the primary season have already been accomplished after Klein changed Avengers: Endgame siblings Joe and Anthony Russo to steer the present’s inventive. Klein’s workforce consists of co-exec producer/story editor Steve Meleching (Star Wars: The Clone Wars).
Routh, who mentioned in a video to accompany the announcement that he’s been taking part in M: TG since he was 16, additionally counts roles in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Chuck amongst his credit. He’s repped by UTA Predominant Title and Goodman Genow. “I like this world and I’m very excited to be a part of this animated sequence,” he mentioned.
Wizards of the Coast, the dad or mum firm of M:TG, additionally confirmed throughout its Magic Showcase 2021, that Django Wexler will pen an upcoming novel that can function a a fast-follow prequel to the Netflix present. The novel will bow alongside the launch of the Netflix sequence and observe Planeswalkers Gideon Jura and Jace Beleren adventuring collectively as they proper wrongs throughout the multiverse.
The Netflix sequence and corresponding novel will bow at a date to be decided in late 2022.