Anthony Mackie is getting twisted at Peacock: An adaptation of the Twisted Metallic online game, starring and executive-produced by the Falcon and the Winter Soldier main man, has been picked as much as sequence on the streamer, our sister web site Selection studies.
The half-hour motion comedy stars Mackie as John Doe, “a smart-ass milkman who talks as quick as he drives. With no reminiscence of his previous, John will get a once-in-a-lifetime alternative to make his want of discovering neighborhood come true, however provided that he can survive an onslaught of savage vehicular fight. With the assistance of a trigger-happy automotive thief, he’ll face savage marauders driving autos of destruction and different risks of the open street, together with a deranged clown who drives an all too acquainted ice cream truck.”
Michael Jonathan Smith (Cobra Kai) will function showrunner.
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* Lyric Ross (This Is Us) has joined the upcoming Disney+/Marvel sequence Ironheart as one of the best good friend of primary character Riri Williams, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* ABC has given a straight-to-series order to David E. Kelley’s adaptation of Avalon, novelist Michael Connelly’s brief story concerning the police chief on Catalina Island, Deadline studies.
* Season 4 of the Paramount Community hit Yellowstone might be accessible to stream solely on Peacock beginning Monday, March 28.
* The Late Present With Stephen Colbert showrunner Chris Licht will take over as president of CNN when Discovery merges with WarnerMedia this spring, CNN Enterprise studies. He replaces Jeff Zucker, who resigned this February after failing to reveal a consensual relationship with a colleague.
* VICE World Information has set a Thursday, March 3 premiere date for Season 2 of the Suroosh Alvi-hosted documentary sequence The Quick Record, to be launched month-to-month on YouTube and VICE.com. Watch a trailer:
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