Deadpool writers land Twisted Metal TV series, obviously

The writers of the Deadpool film will transfer on to helm a TV adaption of Twisted Metal, according to Variety. Yes, the Twisted Metal car fight sequence can be Sony Pictures TV and PlayStation Productions’ newest mission.

Deadpool and Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick will adapt the sequence as a live-action motion comedy, Variety says. The sequence follows a brand new character who’s employed to ship a package deal deep right into a “post-apocalyptic wasteland,” so the hero will group up with a automobile thief to ship the products. The duo will run into obstacles on their journey, together with Twisted Metal’s clown-faced, ice cream truck-driving mascot, Sweet Tooth.

Michael Jonathan Smith of Cobra Kai fame will write the Twisted Metal sequence, with Reese and Wernick set to govt produce. Variety additionally studies that actor Will Arnett will get an govt producer credit score, and should even voice Sweet Tooth. Arnett has beforehand voiced Lego Batman and BoJack Horseman.

Twisted Metal is notably the third main PlayStation property that Sony will rework right into a live-action movie or TV show. After years of troubled development, the Uncharted movie is finally happening with Tom Holland. And Sony and Naughty Dog recently announced casting for HBO’s The Last of Us TV sequence. Still, Twisted Metal is an odd alternative, as it is not probably the most modern PlayStation property. Sony launched the sequence in 1995, but it surely hasn’t seen a mainline entry since 2012’s Twisted Metal for PlayStation 3.

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