Media outlets are reporting that Netflix have decided to renew its original animated series Castlevania for a second season, on the day of the first seasons release.
The story of Castlevania, written by best-selling author and comic book legend Warren Ellis and inspired by the classic video game series from Japan’s Konami, it is a dark medieval fantasy that follows the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction from Vlad Dracula Tepes himself.
Netflix has decided to not only renew the series for a second season, but increase its episode order to eight for Season 2 (Season 1 is only four episodes long). Castlevania has a voice cast that includes Graham McTavish (Dracula), Richard Armitage (Trevor Belmont), James Callis (Alucard), Emily Swallow (Lisa), Matt Frewer (The Bishop), Tony Amendola (The Elder) and Alejandra Reynoso (Sypha Belnades). Warren Ellis serves as an Executive Producer alongside Kevin Kolde, Adi Shankar and Fred Seibert.