Netflix 'Arcane': 5 things you need to know about the 'League of Legends' series

'Arcane' focuses on the story of 'League of Legend' champions such as Vi, Jinx, Caitlyn, Jayce and Viktor


                            Netflix 'Arcane': 5 things you need to know about the 'League of Legends' series
Ella Purnell as Jinx in 'Arcane' (Netflix)

For all you video game and anime fans out there, get ready to delve deeper into the world of 'League of Legends' with the series latest anime, 'Arcane'. As per the logline of the series -- 'Tensions between two cities boil over as new inventions threaten revolution. In Piltover, Hextech democratizes magic, in Zaun, a drug transforms humans into monsters as 'Arcane' brings some of 'League of Legends' famous champions to life.'

If you're looking for other game-based series to check out, you might want to consider 'Castlevania', 'DOTA: Dragon Blood' and 'Dynasty Warriors' .

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When does 'Arcane' release and where can you watch it

'Arcane' premieres on Netflix on November 6, 2021.

Who stars in 'Arcane'

Hailee Steinfeld is an actress and a singer. Her works include 'Dickinson', 'Charlie's Angels', 'Benny Blanco & Juice WRLD: Graduation', 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse', 'Bumblebee' and 'The Edge of Seventeen'. Steinfeld voices the character of Vi in the series.



 

 

The rest of the cast includes Mia Sinclair Jenness as Powder, Ella Purnell as Jinx, Katie Leung as Caitlyn, Kevin Alejandro as Jayce, Harry Lloyd as Viktor, Toks Olagundoye as Mel, Jason Spisak as Silco and JB Blanc as Vander.

What is 'Arcane' all about

As per the series' synopsis -- 'Arcane' dives into the delicate balance between the rich city of Piltover and the seedy underbelly of Zaun. Tensions between these city-states boil over with the creation of hextech — a way for any person to control magical energy - in Piltover; and in Zaun, a new drug called shimmer transforms humans into monsters. The rivalry between the cities splits families and friends as Arcane brings life to the relationships that shape some of 'League of Legends' famous champions including Vi, Jinx, Caitlyn, Jayce and Viktor. Based on the world behind the game 'League of Legends', the animated event series features a complex world filled with moral decisions, breathtaking animation and suspenseful storytelling.'

Hailee Steinfeld as VI, Ella Purnell as Jinx in Arcane (NETFLIX)

 

 

Directors

Pascal Charrue
Charrue is the director of 'Arcane', alongside Jérôme Combe and Arnaud Delord. He has previously worked on 'Le dernier Gaulois', a TV Movie documentary, as the animation art director. 

Jérôme Combe
Jérôme Combe is the director of 'Arcane', alongside Pascal Charrue and Arnaud Delord. Combe has previously worked on 'Le dernier Gaulois', a TV Movie documentary, as the animation art director and on 'Le plus beau jour de ma vie' as the animation sequence director. 

Arnaud Delord
Arnaud Delord  is the director of 'Arcane', alongside Pascal Charrue and Jérôme Combe. He has previosuly worked on 'Imagine Dragons x J.I.D: Enemy', 'Rocket & Groot' and 'Alizée: À cause de l'automne'. 

Trailer

You can check out the trailer for 'Arcane' here!



 


 

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