New SKULL ISLAND And TOMB RAIDER Animated Series In Development For Netflix

New SKULL ISLAND And TOMB RAIDER Animated Series In Development For Netflix

Netflix has announced that two new "anime" shows are in development for the streaming service: A Kong: Skull Island spinoff, and a Tomb Raider series based on the recent video game reboot trilogy...

Animated series based on Kong: Skull Island and Tomb Raider are in the works at Netflix.

Skull Island will be set in Legendary's Monsterverse, and focus on "a shipwrecked crew, an island of monsters, and one king to rule them all." Tomb Raider, meanwhile, will catch up with iconic adventurer Lara Croft after the events of Square Enix's video game reboot trilogy. It is not expected to have anything to do with the live-action reboot starring Alicia Vikander.

Castlevania studio Powerhouse Animation is working on Skull Island, which has Brian Duffield (Underwater, The Babysitter) on board as writer and exec producer. Jacob Robinson will also executive produces via his Tractor Pants banner.

Tasha Huo (The Witcher: Blood Origin) will write and executive produce Tomb Raider, along with dj2 Entertainment Founder and CEO Dmitri M. Johnson, Stephan Bugaj and Howard Bliss.

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