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Business Assassin’s Creed Live-Action Netflix Series Taps ‘Die Hard’s’ Jeb Stuart to Write


NeoGAFs Kent Brockman
Dec 1, 2014

The “Assassin’s Creed” live-action series at Netflix has enlisted Jeb Stuart to serve as writer, Variety has learned exclusively from sources.

The series was first announced as being in development in October as part of a deal between Netflix and Ubisoft to develop content based on the best-selling video game franchise. The deal includes live-action, animated, and anime series. Ubisoft Film & Television’s Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik serve as executive producers.

Reps for Netflix and Stuart did not immediately respond to Variety‘s request for comment.

Stuart most recently created the Netflix series “Vikings: Valhalla,” a continuation of the History Channel series “Vikings.” No premiere date for the series has been set at the time of this publishing. He is also known for his work writing hit films like “Die Hard,” “Another 48 Hours,” and “The Fugitive.”

He is repped by UTA and Kaplan / Perrone Entertainment.