Netflix Orders ‘Gods & Heroes’ Greek Mythology Anime Series

13 March 2019 by Deadline Netflix Originals
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Netflix has ordered eight episodes of original anime series Gods & Heroes, set in the world of Greek mythology and featuring Jason O'Mara, Mamie Gummer and Chris Diamantopoulos, among others, in the voice cast.

Related 'Bodyguard' Creator Jed Mercurio Is "Optimistic" About Second Season Of BBC/Netflix Terror Thriller - INTV The series (see the new poster below), from Charley and Vlas Parlapanides, chronicles the illegitimate son of Zeus, a young man tasked with saving heaven and earth despite the interference of a vengeful goddess and her monstrous forces. “In Gods & Heroes we wanted to tell a wholly original story set in the beloved world of Greek mythology,” said creators Vlas and Charley Parlapanides in a statement. “We are thankful for such an amazing cast and for such great creative partners at Netflix and Powerhouse Animation, who continue to push the envelope and expand the anime genre in a manner we had only dreamed of.” The Parlapanides (Immortals, Death Note) will serve as writers and executive producers. Powerhouse Animation, the studio behind Netflix’s Castlevania and the upcoming Seis Manos, are leading animation dev...

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