Netflix and Dark Horse Comics have teamed up with each other over the past few years and much more is coming. Here’s a complete breakdown of each of the upcoming Dark Horse Comics projects, series and movies that you can already watch on Netflix.
Founded 35 years ago, Dark Horse Comics has become one of the biggest names in comic publishing and is moving aggressively into the TV and movie space, much like their counterparts.
Helping them achieve this is Netflix who have released a number of adaptations so far and are moving forward aggressively in 2019 thanks to the first-look deal.
Netflix has released the adaptation of Dark Horse Comics
Published on Netflix: January 25, 2019
The first Dark Horse Comics adaptation to appear on Netflix was headlined by Mads Mickelsen (best known for NBC). Hannibal)
The action movie directed by Jonas Ackerlund with a soundtrack provided by Deadmau5 did not do particularly well to the critics and it only carried a 19 on Metacritic. The audience took the movie better but the movie is definitely in the middle of the road.
Umbrella Academy (TV show)
Status: Renewed for season 3
The most popular Dark Horse comic title has hit Netflix so far Umbrella Academy Which was produced by Gerard Way and Gabriel or.
The series tells the story of former adopted child heroes reuniting after the death of their father. Steve Blackman works as a showman.
With the arrival of Season 1 on Netflix in February 2019, three seasons have been made so far.
Season 3 of the show is set to arrive on Netflix in 2022.
Upcoming Netflix Dark Horse comics shows and movies
Samurai Rabbits: Usagi Chronicles (Series)
Produced by 88 Pictures, this new animated TV show will adapt to Samurai Rabbit Comics (it looks like the equivalent of Netflix Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.)
The series follows a teenage rabbit who is a descendant of the great warrior Miyamoto Usagi who embarks on an epic quest.
The voice cast that has been assembled so far for the series includes Darren Burnett, Shelby Rabara, Alex Ley and Mallory Lowe.
Andrew Dab will write and showcase this new action-fantasy series based on Matt Wagner’s comics.
The series will follow a talented fencer who doubles down as a killer who wanted to avenge his true love but instead of accepting them directly he joins the criminal underworld.
Starring Madeleine Jima, Jaime Ray Newman and Kevin Krigan.
Lady Killer (Movies)
Blake Lively is on board to star in this adaptation written by Diablo Cody. Lady Killer Hall is a comic book series from Joel Jones and Jamie S. Rich that was published in 2015 for critical acclaim.
The story is Lady Killer Follows a housewife from the 1950s who is hiding a dark secret.
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The movie will follow the daughter of a murder scientist who will discover the cause of her death at a deep sea research center. Alice Waddington, director of Paradise Hills, is on board to direct the feature film.
It is in early development towards the end of 2021.
Mystery Girl (Movies)
Tiffany Haddish is on board to play the character Trine with McG set to direct this mystery thriller.
The movie is teamed up with a useless cop to solve a crime with a mentally challenged girl and find out where her power came from.
Mystery Girl Production is expected to begin in 2022.
That’s all we have, for now. We will keep this list updated when we learn about new projects or projects that have made significant progress.
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