Netflix Streams 4th, Final Season's of Castlevania Animated Show on May 13 With Eyes on Possible New Series

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posted on 2021-04-16 13:40 EDT by Alex Mateo

Netflix eyes new series set in same universe with new characters

Netflix announced on Twitter on Friday that the fourth season of Adi Shankar's Castlevania animated series will stream on May 13, and it will be the final season. Entertainment news website Deadline reported on Friday that Netflix is eyeing a new series set in the same universe with a new cast of characters. Netflix shared Deadline's article on Twitter, as well as a trailer:

This is where it all started. The final season of Castlevania arrives May 13.(@NXOnNetflix)April 16

The third season premiered in March 2020 with 10 episodes.

The first four-episode season premiered worldwide on Netflix in July 2017. The second eight-episode season premiered worldwide on Netflix in October 2018. Viz Media has released the series on home video.

Netflix describes the series:

A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly beasts controlled by Dracula himself. Inspired by the classic video games.

Sam Deats is directing the series, Warren Ellis is the writer and executive producer, and other executive producers include Shankar, Fred Seibert, and Kevin Kolde.

The show's English cast stars:

Graham McTavish as Dracula Richard Armitage as Trevor Belmont James Callis as Alucard Alejandra Reynoso as Sypha Belnades Emily Swallow as Lisa Tepes Tony Amendola as The Elder

The Japanese dub cast stars Ryotaro Okiayu, Shinichiro Miki, Naoya Uchida, and Ayaka Shimoyamada.

Producer Adi Shankar announced in 2015 that he was working with Fred Seibert and Kevin Kolde of Frederator Studios on an animated mini-series based on Konami's Castlevania game series. In particular, the story is based on the 1989 NES/Famicom game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse.

Sources: NX on Netflix's Twitter account, Deadline (Nellie Andreeva)

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