The game 'Twisted Metal' will become a live-action series with actor Anthony Mackie in the lead role of the production. In addition to acting, Mackie will also executive produce the post-apocalyptic series. With half-hour episodes, the production is developed by Sony Television and PlayStation Productions.
The actor is mainly known for his role as Sam Wilson the Falcon in the Marvel Cinematographic Universe (MCU) and will be the protagonist of the upcoming film. captain America. In the 'Twisted Metal' series, Anthony Mackie will play John Doe, a milkman hired to deliver a package in a desert.
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Mackie's character will meet famous 'Twisted Metal' characters on his journey, including the demonic clown Sweet Tooth, and new faces. The series is described, for now, as an action comedy about an outsider who has a better chance of living if he can deliver the package and survive vehicular combat.
“We are thrilled to have Anthony Mackie on board. His ability to blend comedy, action and drama is perfect for the 'Twisted' world we're creating,” said Asad Qizilbash, head of PlayStation Productions. In addition to some characters, it seems that the series will not follow the events of the game.
The 'Twisted Metal' franchise had its first title published in 1995 for computer and PlayStation 1. The latest game is the 2012 reboot, with the same name as the first, for the PlayStation 3. This is another Sony game going turn live-action, after 'Ghost of Tsushima', 'The Last of Us' and 'Uncharted', currently in development.
The new series will be executive produced by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, responsible for the scripts for two 'Deadpool' films. but, who will write 'Twisted Metal' is Michael Jonathan Smith, from Cobra Kai. There is still no release date or on which streaming will be made available.
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