In February, it was introduced {that a} live-action Twisted Metal TV show was within the works by Sony Photos Tv and PlayStation Productions. The action-comedy collection primarily based PlayStation’s iconic vehicular fight franchise appears to have discovered its star in a single Anthony Mackie, who will painting a personality identified solely as John Doe.

Followers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe know Mackie finest for his portrayal because the superhero Sam Wilson/Falcon in a number of movie installments (together with an upcoming 4th Captain America film) and because the star of the Disney+ collection The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Mackie’s movie credit additionally embody The Lady within the Window, Synchronic, and Ache & Achieve

Head of PlayStation Productions Asad Qizilbash tells Deadline that “We’re thrilled to have Anthony Mackie on board. His ability to blend comedy, action and drama is perfect for the Twisted world we’re creating.”

Twisted Metallic facilities on a “motor-mouthed insider” who takes an opportunity at a greater life by agreeing to ship a package deal throughout an unforgiving wasteland suffering from marauders driving automobiles outfitted with harmful weaponry. This character is joined by a “trigger-happy” automobile thief, and it seems like Candy Tooth will likely be one of many many maniacs this pair must cope with. Mackie’s character is described as a “smart-ass milkman” with no reminiscence of his previous. His solely want is to discover a neighborhood to name his personal, and he has an opportunity to make that dream a actuality by surviving the automotive carnage of Twisted Metallic.

The present is being helmed by Deadpool writers Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick. Cobra Kai scribe Michael Jonathan Smith will write and govt produce the present alongside Electrical Avenue, a manufacturing firm led by Will Arnett and Marc Foreman. The collection at present has no premiere date.

[Source: Deadline]

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