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Riot Hires ex-Netflix Exec to Develop Original Films, TV, and Animated Shows

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Riot Hires ex-Netflix Exec to Develop Original Films, TV, and Animated Shows

Riot Games is becoming a member of forces with an ex-Netflix government to proceed growing its new leisure division.

Brian Wright has been employed as Riot’s Chief Content Officer. Wright will assist develop unique movie, TV, and animation initiatives for Riot Entertainment. In addition, Riot Games says Wright will work to bridge the connection between the gaming and leisure industries.

At Netflix, Wright labored on bringing extra unique content material to the platform, together with Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why, and extra. Wright says he is “past thrilled” to be a part of Riot Games, including, “I can not wait to deliver extra vibrant tales to gamers and followers all over the world.”

Riot Games is thought for growing and publishing League of Legends and Valorant, and the corporate is growing Arcane, an upcoming animated series in the League of Legends universe. The present is coming to Netflix this fall.

Last month, we discovered the creators of American Vandal are engaged on a mockumentary about a fictional League of Legends esports team. The present, titled PLAYERS, will debut on Paramount+. Riot Games is among the producers on the undertaking.

There seems to be a little bit of crimson rover taking place inside video games and leisure as Netflix recently hired ex-EA executive Mike Verdu to lead up its personal gaming division. Netflix presently soft-launched its mobile games app in Poland.

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Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. You can discover him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.

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