Netflix Cancels Its Anime Adaptation Of The WINGS OF FIRE Fantasy Book Series – GeekTyrant
Netflix recently canceled a ton of projects due to that $54 billion hit it took a few weeks ago. Well, another project has been cancelled, and that project is the anime adaptation of the family fantasy book series. wings of fire.
It was a big project for the streaming service and the director Ava DuVernay (Naomi, DMZ, A Shortcut in Time) was developing the project. The streaming service previously greenlit ten 40-minute episodes and DuVernay served as executive producer through her ARRAY Filmworks and Warner Bros. Animation.
The story comes from the author Tui T. Sutherland and it centers on “a bitter war that has raged for generations between the tribes of dragons that inhabit the epic world of Pyrrhia. According to the prophecy, five young dragons will rise to end the bloodshed and bring peace Raised and trained in secret since hatching, the Dragonets of Fate – Clay, Tsunami, Glory, Starflight and Sunny – embark on an evolving quest that will bring them face to face with themselves and the overwhelming reach of this war. savage that they are meant to end.
Dan Milan (Robot Chicken, Greg the Rabbit, Warren the Monkey) and Christa Star (Mystery Science Theater 3000) adapted wings of fire and served as showrunners and executive producers with Justin Crete (star wars resistance) Sutherland, and Register.
Many people were delighted with this project! This seriously could have been a great series and maybe there is still hope for another streaming service at some point.
This news was shared with me by a source close to the production.