PlayStation revealed earlier this year that it is developing new TV shows based on Gran Turismo, Horizon and God of War. At the time, PlayStation Productions said the Horizon series was happening at Netflix (Read some more about that here) and the God of War series run by Amazon. That’s it, though.
Now, we know a little more about this God of War series, thanks to the help of Amazon Prime Minister Videoas reported by Limit line. Amazon Prime Video has officially ordered the God of War series and, as the name suggests, it will be based on the hit PlayStation franchise (just received the sequel last month). More specifically, it will take place during the Norse period of Kratos’ adventures, seemingly ignoring his more gruesome and violent Greek history. God of War (2018) director Cory Barlog will executive produce Prime Video’s series.
The film will follow Kratos’ journey with his son Atreus to the highest peak of all realms to scatter the ashes of his late wife. Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby (Iron Man, Iron Man) will write the series and Rafe Judkins (wheel of time) will be the presenter.
“We are proud and excited to be working with our friends at Amazon Studios and our partners at PlayStation Productions to transform this beautiful and heartbreaking game into an action series. premium live,” said Sony Pictures Television Studios president Katherine Pope. “Rafe, Mark and Hawk are creating a transport series that traces the path through Kratos’ ancient mythical journey.”
Barlog will executive produce the series alongside Fergus and Otsby. Other producers involved in the project include PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, Santa Monica Studio’s Yumi Yang, and Vertigo’s Roy Lee, according to reports. Limit line. Santa Monica Studio’s Jeff Ketcham will also co-execute the series.
“God of War is an engaging, character-driven franchise that we believe will engage our global audience with its vast and immersive world and rich storytelling, ” said Vernon Sanders, head of global television at Amazon Studios. “We are honored to share the adventure of exploring the mythology of God of War in such an important way with Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions and Santa Monica Studio.”
“God of War is one of PlayStation’s most award-winning video games,” said Qizilbash, and the team is “delighted to partner with Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios to bring our beloved franchise to life.” reaches new fans and audiences in a bold and authentic way,” according to Qizilbash. Limit line.
Here’s hoping they do the right thing and cast Judge Christopher like Kratos.
For more on PlayStation’s TV show plans, Read about this growing series and then watch this story about how The director of Uncharted is working on the next Jak and Daxter movie. Read Game informant God of War Ragnarok review afterward.
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