Castlevania is a legendary series of games that’s (very) loosely based on Bram Stoker’s classic novel, Dracula. Pitting generations of the Belmont family of monster hunters against Dracula it’s a colossal, intricate series of stories. It’s also tremendous fun. fiendishly difficult and now, it’s on it’s way to Netflix and the first trailer has arrived.
Doesn’t that look great? Here’s the synopsis for the show, courtesy of io9:
Inspired by the classic video game series, Castlevania is a dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. The animated series written by best-selling author and comic book icon Warren Ellis and executive produced by Warren Ellis, Kevin Kolde, Fred Seibert and Adi Shankar.