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Netflix Taps Avengers: Endgame Directors for Magic: The Gathering Animated Series

magic: the gathering

Netflix is officially calling this one an anime, so here we are!

The world of Wizards of the Coast’s collectable card game Magic: The Gathering is coming to the small screen in a new original animated series from Netflix. To make this an even more monumental event, Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo have been brought on board to serve as executive producers for the project that has Netflix teaming up with Hasbro’s Allspark Animation.

The Magic: The Gathering series will feature a brand new storyline centered on the Planeswalkers, who will be contending with “stakes larger than any one world can hold.

Here’s who Netflix has behind the scenes so far:

  • Executive producer: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Isaac Krauss
  • Co-executive producer: Henry Gilroy, Jose Molina, Yoriaki Mochizuki
  • Producer: Todd Makurath, Eric Calderon, Dave Newberg
  • Lead writer: Henry Gilroy, Jose Molina
  • Supervising director: Yoriaki Mochizuki
  • Production: Octopie
  • Animation production: Bardel Entertainment

Source: Press release