Final September, Sony introduced it was growing a TV collection primarily based on Twisted Metallic, the long-running collection of video games the place gamers inside outrageously tricked-out automobiles, vans, and different autos. Particulars have been minimal at the moment, but it surely was revealed that Anthony Mackie would star within the collection, contemporary off his run in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.
About 5 months later, the present has its eventual house, with the collection certain for streaming on NBCUniversal’s Peacock. In response to The Hollywood Reporter, Mackie’s character is “John Doe, a smart-ass milkman with no reminiscence of his previous who will get a once-in-a-lifetime alternative to make his want of discovering group come true, however provided that he can survive an onslaught of savage vehicular fight.”
Why are the milkmen all the time smart-ass milkmen with no reminiscences of their previous? The place are all the unique depictions of milkmen in tv?!?
This Twisted Metallic present was developed for TV by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the screenwriters of the Deadpool films, together with G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and the Zombielands. The collection is an element of a complete wave of latest reveals primarily based on video video games coming to premium cable and streaming within the subsequent few years. HBO has an epic adaptation of the survival horror video games The Final of Us, whereas Paramount+ is ready to debut their TV present primarily based on Halo, which has been within the works for years and years, within the subsequent few weeks. To not be outdone, Amazon is engaged on a Fallout collection; they just lately added Walton Goggins to their solid. However none of these reveals characteristic smart-ass milkmen, in order that’s the place Twisted Metallic can stand out from the remainder.
Twisted Metallic doesn’t but have a launch date on Peacock.