Netflix has launched a collection of latest posters showcasing the characters of Arcane, its upcoming animated collection set on the planet of Riot Video games’ widespread MOBA, League of Legends.
The brand new collection is about earlier than the occasions of the sport and can deal with the town of Piltover and the characters who reside inside it, together with Vi, the hot-headed pugilist, who will likely be voiced by Bumblebee and Hawkeye star Hailee Steinfeld; and Jayce, who will likely be portrayed by Arrow‘s Kevin Alejandro. Sweetbitter‘s Ella Purnell will play the function of legal Jinx, whereas Harry Potter‘s Katie Leung will voice the town’s sharpshooting sheriff Caitlyn. The collection can even star Jason Spisak as Silco, Toks Olagundoye as Mel, JB Blanc within the function of Vander, and Harry Lloyd as Viktor.
Arcane was initially scheduled to premiere in 2020, however was delayed as a result of on-going COVID-19 pandemic. The collection will now make its premiere on Netflix this fall.
The present represents one of many some ways Riot Video games is trying to develop the League of Legends franchise past the unique recreation. Riot beforehand collaborated with Marvel on two comics that explored the lore and the backstories of the characters seen throughout the recreation. The online game firm additionally produced League of Legends Wild Rift, a cellular spinoff of the unique recreation, and is at the moment engaged on Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, a turned primarily based RPG that will likely be launched for PCs and all fashionable console platforms. Riot can be engaged on an unnamed massively-multiplayer on-line RPG set in the identical universe as League.