Sony’s PlayStation Productions has discovered one of many leads for its live-action Twisted Steel collection. The brand new Captain America, Anthony Mackie, can be on the heart of Twisted Steel’s car-based mayhem, Deadline reported Wednesday.
The collection will comply with Mackie as John Doe, a wise-cracking milkman employed to ship a package deal throughout a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Alongside his journey he’ll meet a few of Twisted Steel’s most well-known characters, together with Candy Tooth, the demonic clown with the flaming head, and his ice cream truck, and possibly a couple of new faces as effectively. John Doe in Twisted Steel: Black was an unremarkable driver of the automobile Roadkill whose defining traits had been his amnesia and his tattoos.
Aside from a number of the characters, it doesn’t appear to be the brand new collection will take many cues from the video video games they’re primarily based on aside from the premise. Then once more, the Twisted Steel franchise, which had its final entry in 2012, was all the time extra concerning the thought of vehicular destruction and chaos than story to start with.
The collection relies on a tackle the PlayStation online game franchise from writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, who had been behind Zombieland, each Deadpool films, and 6 Underground, which suggests we are able to anticipate a wholesome mixture of motion and comedy. Reese and Wernick will function govt producers on the collection, however the writing can be dealt with by Michael Jonathan Smith (Cobra Kai), who will govt produce as effectively.
There’s no phrase but on when Twisted Steel can be launched or which community or streaming service it is going to name house. Sony doesn’t presently have a streaming service of its personal however Sony Photos Tv and PlayStation Productions are presently partnered with HBO for his or her The Final of Us collection, which is in manufacturing now. Whereas this might make HBO the eventual house, there’s no unique settlement stopping Sony from sending the Twisted Steel collection some other place.