My sword will speak: Netflix got the rights to film books about Redwall Abbey

Streaming service Netflix received the rights to film adaptations of the writer’s popular children’s novels Brian Jakesdedicated to history Redwall Abbey (Redwall). This is reported by the portal Deadline

Under a contract with a publishing house Penguin Random House Children Netflix received the rights to create a feature-length animated film and series. As journalists note, for the first time, the rights to film all of the writer’s books belong to one company.

The streaming service has already started working on the project. Adaptation is the responsibility of the writer, artist and director Patrick McHale

According to preliminary data, the cartoon will be based on the book “Redwall Warrior“in which the abbey is attacked by a gang of rats Clooney Whip… Orphan mouse Matthias decides to help the red-walled monastery that sheltered him by finding the sword of the legendary Martin the Warrior

The animated series will be based on books that tell the story of Martin the Warrior himself (“Martin the Warrior“,”War with Kotir” etc).

“Brian would be delighted that Netflix shares his pleasure and desire to bring stories to life in the form of a universe of films and TV series, in order to please audiences of all ages,” – said a company spokesman. The Redwall Abbey Company Alan Ingram.

Writer Brian Jakes passed away in 2011. Jakes’ intellectual property is owned by The Redwall Abbey Company.

The first attempt to film Brianan Jakes’ works was made in the late 90s of the last century. Canadian studio Nelvana released three seasons of the animated series “The Chronicles of Redwall“which are based on the books” The Warrior of Redwall “,”Matthias’s hike“and” Martin the Warrior.

In addition, since 2018, the studio Soma Games releases games from the series The Lost Legends Of Redwall

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