Anthony Mackie, an actor recognized for being the new Captain America of the MCU, adds another title to his career. The interpreter will be the protagonist of the live-action of a renowned video game.
Video games and Hollywood They have not been the best allies in history, but due to the great public that both share there are always plans that put the two together in the spotlight. For this reason, Sony plans one more live-action. It is one inspired by Twisted Metal, the famous franchise of PlayStation dating from 1996 to 2012, when the last title was released. The program received great news before starting its production and that is that it will be starred by Anthony Mackie.
The actor is widely recognized for bringing to life Sam Wilson / Falcon. However, his fame is taking a great leap, because after starring in the show Disney+, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, inherited the shield of the Captain America, succeeding Steve Rogers at Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Now, the interpreter will be the ideal marketing tool for the creation in question, of which, according to the producer, there is a standard of expectation “extremely high. We are delighted to have Anthony Mackie on board. His ability to combine comedy, action and drama is perfect for the Twisted world we are creating. “, he claimed Asad Oizilbash, director of PlayStation Productions.
On the other hand, within the company that developed the project they were very happy and even proud of the achievement of getting Mackie’s talent for it. “We’ve been huge fans of Anthony’s phenomenal body of work over the years and we knew he was the only actor who could play such a complex, funny and compelling character as John Doe. Fortunately for us, he agreed ”, commented Glenn Adilman, EVP Comedy Development on Sony TV.
The main character, like all the others in the story, is a racer who is part of a somewhat violent car tournament, the rest is spoiler. There is no release date yet, but it is known that it will go directly and exclusively to traditional television.
Source: PlayStation Productions