Amazon Prime Video seems to be
double over triple its efforts to adapt flagship video game franchises to small screens reports indicate live action God of the war The TV series is in negotiation.
According to Deadlinethe adaptation in question is carried out by The extent creators + executive producers Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, alongside Amazon showrunner + executive producer The wheel of time Rafe Judkins. Fergus and Ostby share Oscar nomination for co-writing Alfonso Cuaron children of menas well as his famous collaboration on the screenplay by Jon Favreau Iron Man. Since they retain the screen rights to all of their video game properties, Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions will obviously be involved in development. Representatives from Sony and Amazon Studios will likely co-produce.
At this early stage, aside from casting, production timelines, and a release date, there’s no word on Amazon’s live-action narrative direction. God of the war TV series will take. While its entire run as a PlayStation exclusive has always been incredibly cinematic – from the first installment in 2002 to the critically acclaimed reimagining/soft reboot sparked in 2018 – one can imagine Fergus, Ostby and Judkins from this last .
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Especially when you consider how God of the warThe foray into Norse mythology has been received across the board, how Sony PlayStation is going Probably want to leverage something like a live TV series to promote God of War Ragnarok (due to hit shelves in 2022), as well as modern culture’s continued fascination with all things Norse/Viking. It would also mean HBO’s highly anticipated video game adaptation. The last of us starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey might have direct competition in the story department of video game fatherhood with the titular Greek god Kratos and demigod son Atreus. Either way, Sony PlayStation is cashing in hard.
As mentioned earlier, the live action God of the war The TV series isn’t the only spicy video game adaptation cooking in Amazon Prime Video’s kitchen. As of this writing, there is a To fall TV series on the way Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, who recently cast the ever-versatile Walton Goggins as their lead; in addition to one Mass Effect TV series, which reportedly caught the interest of Henry Cavill – who is currently starring in Netflix’s tentpole video game adaptation, the witcher. Yes… it truly is the next frontier of streaming content.
Between all of this, Paramount+’s next release Halo series, Peacock twisted metaland Netflix resident Evilthe crowd of players eats well.