Twisted Metal has been officially announced, starring Deadpool and Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick as producers.
According to the news by Variety, the Twisted Metal series is officially announced. First released in 1995, the series is based on the vehicle fighting game Twisted Metal and is developed by Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions. Sony‘s interest in developing series based on its games first appeared in 2019. The series to be broadcast in the action comedy genre, the screenwriters behind the Deadpool and Zombieland movies Rhett Reese and Paul WernickIt is based on the original production of.
PlayStation Productions President Asad Qizilbash“Twisted Metal is one of PlayStation’s most beloved franchises. We’re excited to have a great team working to bring this iconic game for fans to life.” made statements. This series has recently become the second high-budget project of Sony Pictures TV and PlayStation Productions. The Last of Us adaptation series, starring Game of Thrones stars Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal, was previously announced for HBO.
Twisted Metal series officially announced
Finally, Michael Jonathan Smith, who was the screenwriter and producer of Cobra Kai, will write and produce the series. Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick will be executive producers, and PlayStation Productions’s Qizilbash and Carter Swan will be executive producers. There were also some rumors that Will Arnett, whom we know from the animated series BoJack Horseman, will voice Sweet Tooth. However, Variety explained that this report was not true.
Vice president of comedy at Sony Pictures Television Glenn Adilman“We love Twisted Metal with all its madness. Michael Jonathan Smith went out of line with an action-packed and funny adaptation. We are so grateful to the support of Rhett, Paul, Will and our friends at PlayStation Productions.” said. The vehicle war game, developed by SingleTrac and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, was released in North America on November 5, 1995, in Europe on January 13, 1996, and in Japan on November 15, 1996.
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