Magic: The Gathering Documentary in Production From The Toys That Made Us Studio

The Nacelle Firm, the studio answerable for the favored Netflix sequence The Toys That Made Us and The Motion pictures That Made Us has introduced a partnership with Cavegirl Productions and X-Ray Movies which is able to see them produce a documentary about Magic: The Gathering

“We’re honored to be producing this documentary, which is bound to introduce the enduring sport to a brand new viewers whereas on the identical time preserving its wealthy historical past,” stated Brian Volk-Weiss, CEO of The Nacelle Firm by way of a press launch.

The documentary, titled Igniting the Spark, The Story of Magic: The Gathering, will cowl the "sport’s historical past, explosive progress, and enduring reputation." It is going to be co-directed by Brian Stillman (Plastic Galaxy: The Story of The Star Wars Toys) and Kelley Slagle (Of Cube and Males) who expressed their very own enthusiasm relating to this chance. 

Magic: The Gathering is a traditional success story, a homegrown sport that got here from nowhere and achieved worldwide success. It’s introduced pleasure to hundreds of thousands of individuals and alongside the best way fully remodeled the sport trade. We are able to’t wait to inform this story,” says the co-directors.

Extra specifics usually are not supplied relating to what, precisely, the documentary will cowl, however we think about {that a} sizeable chunk of its runtime can be dedicated to telling the story of how a mathematician named Richard Garfield primarily created the collectible card sport style as we all know it. That style not solely resulted in beloved bodily variations such because the phenomenally in style Pokémon Buying and selling Card Sport, however latest years have seen video video games produce vital CCGs reminiscent of Blizzard's Hearthstone. Magic: The Gathering even not too long ago received a PC sport of its personal that's significantly extra formidable than earlier digital variations of the title.  

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The overwhelming success of Magic: The Gathering has not solely resulted in quite a few expansions for the sport and a nonetheless vigorous aggressive scene however has birthed a singular fandom who've passionately adopted the sport for years. The unbelievable reputation of the sequence has additionally impressed Netflix and the Russo brothers to supply an upcoming animated sequence based mostly on the title's appreciable mythology. 

As for Igniting the Spark, The Story of Magic: The Gathering, it should probably additionally debut on Netflix on a at present unknown launch date. We'll replace you as we study extra about this challenge.

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