Something to stay up for: While big-screen variations of video video games are nonetheless hit or miss (largely miss), there’s been much more success when bringing the medium to the world of TV. According to a brand new report, the following sport to get a tv sequence can be God of War.
Deadline studies that Amazon Prime Video is in negotiations to show Sony’s hit franchise right into a live-action TV present. It can be tailored by Mark Fergus and Hawk Otsby, the chief producers and creators of the Expanse, in addition to The Wheel of Time government producer/showrunner Rafe Judkins. Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions may even have a job in its manufacturing.
There aren’t any particulars on what components of the video games the present will cowl. The first God of War arrived again in 2005, whereas the eighth entry within the sequence, God of War: Ragnarok, arrives later this yr.
In January, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson revealed that he can be showing in his third film based mostly on a online game. He didn’t say what it was, solely teasing that he can be bringing “one of many greatest, most badass video games to the display screen.” God of War had been put ahead as a risk, but it surely appears Amazon is popping that title right into a TV adaptation as an alternative. It was steered that the Rock will star in a Gears of War film, although a number of sources now declare it is going to be an adaptation of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
God of War will be part of a number of different online game TV reveals, some additionally from Sony, which are on the way in which—The Last of Us, Twisted Metal, Fallout, and Mass Effect. We now have to arrange for the web debate over who will play Kratos. In this author’s opinion, a shaven-headed Jason Momoa or Dave Bautista, who has lengthy expressed a want to star in a Gears of War adaptation, can be good selections.