HOLLYWOOD, CA — Netflix has ordered eight episodes of Gods & Heroes, an authentic anime sequence set on the earth of Greek Mythology. The sequence tells the story of a younger man who, forged apart by his folks, learns that he’s the illegitimate son of Zeus. He alone can save each Heaven and Earth however to take action he should survive the vengeful wrath of a goddess who needs him lifeless and the monstrous forces of evil she aligns in opposition to him.
Jason O’Mara (Marvel’s Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Mamie Gummer (True Detective), Derek Phillips (Friday Evening Lights), Chris Diamantopoulos (Silicon Valley), Jessica Henwick (Luke Cage), Melina Kanakaredes (The Resident), Claudia Christian (Babylon 5), and Elias Toufexis (The Expanse) will all voice characters within the sequence.
The sequence hails from Charley and Vlas Parlapanides (Immortals, Loss of life Observe), who will function creators, writers and government producers. Powerhouse Animation, the studio behind two Netflix sequence, Castlevania and the upcoming Seis Manos, are main animation improvement and creation for Gods & Heroes.
“In Gods & Heroes we needed to inform an entirely authentic story set within the beloved world of Greek mythology. We’re grateful for such a tremendous forged and for such nice inventive companions at Netflix and Powerhouse Animation, who proceed to push the envelope and broaden the anime style in a fashion we had solely dreamed of,” mentioned Vlas and Charley Parlapanides.
“The traditions of worldwide mythology and folklore are fertile floor for anime initiatives and we’re excited to discover the epic settings and characters of Greek mythology in our new sequence, Gods & Heroes,” mentioned John Derderian, Director of Anime for Netflix. “Charley and Vlas have an excellent observe report of telling gripping tales set in fantastical worlds and we’re thrilled to deliver their distinctive imaginative and prescient for the Gods of Mount Olympus to Netflix members world wide.”
Gods & Heroes provides to Netflix’s rising slate of authentic anime titles, which incorporates Castlevania, Devilman Crybaby, Godzilla: The Planet Eater, Baki, Violet Evergarden, B: The Starting, Aggretsuko, and The Seven Lethal Sins. Netflix continues to spend money on world anime programming, with upcoming titles together with Pacific Rim, Altered Carbon, Yasuke, Ghost within the Shell, and Trese presently in improvement.