American productions prove, at least in part, that stories from the world of video games can be successfully transferred to television or film. Another long-awaited adaptation of a popular title is coming out very soon this year Streaming in series format: Twisted metal. Here we tell you everything you need to know:
What is it about Twisted metal?
The video game series created by David Jaffe and Scott Campbell and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment was first released in November 1995. With eight titles and some Spin-offs Till date, Twisted metal More than five million copies were sold in the USA alone.
PlayStation Studios offers the following summary of the series:
“[Twisted Metal] is about an outsider with a motor mouth who is offered a chance at a better life, but only if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. With the help of a trigger-happy car thief, he takes on savage looters driving vehicles of destruction and other dangers on the open road, including a crazed clown driving an all-too-familiar ice cream truck.
Production team and cast
Twisted metal Would have liked to Showrunner To Rhett Reese and Paul Wernickthe duo responsible for the scripts of both films Zombieland and the trilogy Dead Pool. The series’ directors included: Kitao Sakurai (The Eric Andre Show), Bill Benz (Nick Kroll: Little big boy) and Jude Weng (Happy Hank).
In an interview with IGNPlaystation Studios producer Carter Swan gave a glimpse of what fans can expect from this adaptation.
“Creators Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese are big fans of the game,” Swan explained. “So they’re really trying to take those elements stylistically from the things he’s done. They are able to do these violent, ridiculous things for fun. Zombieland It’s a good barometer when you look at what happens in this film and what we could do here. You can have fun in the biggest apocalypse.”
The protagonists are Anthony Mackie And Stephanie Beatriz. We recently saw Mackie in the Netflix movie, we have a spirit, but the actor is already well positioned in the public eye thanks to his role as Sam Wilson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For her part, Beatriz was the audience’s favorite for her role as Rosa Diaz in the series Brooklyn 9-9although she lent her voice to Mirabel in the Disney film, charm (2021).
Also in the cast are Tahj Vaughans (Your Honor), Will Arnett (LEGO Batman: The Movie), Thomas Haden Church (Spider-Man: No Way Home), Richard Cabral (American crime) and the wrestler Samoa Joe.
When will it premiere and where can you watch it? Twisted metal?
The 10-part series begins broadcasting from October 1, 2023 In HBO Max Latin America.
Twisted Metal premiered on Peacock in the US at the end of July last year.
Teaser trailer (April 28, 2023)
Trailer from Twisted metal (July 10, 2023)
Are you excited for a new video game adaptation of the series?