Newswire: Dredd’s Adi Shankar is making a “super violent” Castlevania cartoon

Dredd executive producer/self-proclaimed rebel filmmaker/self-proclaimed voice of the digital generation Adi Shankar loves putting edgy spins on pre-existing properties with clever, viral-friendly short films. He’s one of the guys behind The Punisher: Dirty Laundry, Venom: Truth In Journalism, Judge Dredd: Superfiend, James Bond: In Service Of Nothing, and Power/Rangers, none of which were actually officially licensed by the various groups that control The Punisher, the Power Rangers, Judge Dredd, and James Bond. For his next project, though, Shankar is going to try doing things the legal way, for once.

As reported by Collider, Shankar announced on Facebook that he’s producing a “super violent” animated miniseries based on Konami’s Castlevania video games, and he’s teamed up with Frederator Studios—which owns the Castlevania adaptation rights—to do it. The Castlevania games are (mostly) about a family of whip-loving vampire-hunters called the Belmonts and their …

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