In February, it was announced that a live-action Twisted Metal TV show was successful the works by Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions. The action-comedy bid based PlayStation’s iconic vehicular combat franchise seems to person recovered its prima successful 1 Anthony Mackie, who volition represent a quality known lone arsenic John Doe.
Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe cognize Mackie champion for his portrayal arsenic the superhero Sam Wilson/Falcon successful respective movie installments (including an upcoming 4th Captain America movie) and arsenic the prima of the Disney+ bid The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Mackie’s movie credits besides see The Woman successful the Window, Synchronic, and Pain & Gain.
Head of PlayStation Productions Asad Qizilbash tells Deadline that “We’re thrilled to person Anthony Mackie connected board. His quality to blend comedy, enactment and play is cleanable for the Twisted satellite we’re creating.”
Twisted Metal centers connected a “motor-mouthed insider” who takes a accidental astatine a amended beingness by agreeing to present a bundle crossed an unforgiving wasteland littered with marauders driving vehicles outfitted with unsafe weaponry. This quality is joined by a “trigger-happy” car thief, and it sounds similar Sweet Tooth volition beryllium 1 of the galore maniacs this brace volition person to contend with. Mackie’s quality is described arsenic a “smart-ass milkman” with nary representation of his past. His lone privation is to find a assemblage to telephone his own, and helium has a accidental to marque that imagination a world by surviving the automotive carnage of Twisted Metal.
The amusement is being helmed by Deadpool writers Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick. Cobra Kai scribe Michael Jonathan Smith volition constitute and enforcement nutrient the amusement alongside Electric Avenue, a accumulation institution led by Will Arnett and Marc Foreman. The bid presently has nary premiere date.
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