PlayStation disclosed earlier this calendar year that it was developing new Television set shows based mostly on Gran Turismo, Horizon, and God of War. At the time, PlayStation Productions explained the Horizon series was taking place at Netflix (examine some facts about that listed here) and the God of War sequence was getting dealt with by Amazon. That was it, nevertheless.
Now, we know a minimal bit much more about this God of War series, courtesy of Amazon Primary Video, as described by Deadline. Amazon Key Movie has officially specified a collection order to God of War and as the identify indicates, it will be primarily based on the hit PlayStation franchise (which just received a sequel very last month). A lot more precisely, it will just take place through the Norse period of Kratos’ adventures, seemingly bypassing his more gruesome and violent Greek record. God of War (2018) director Cory Barlog will govt create Primary Video’s collection.
The collection will observe Kratos’ journey with his son, Atreus, to the optimum peak in all the realms to distribute his late wife’s ashes. Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby (Youngsters of Adult men, Iron Man) will create the series and Rafe Judkins (The Wheel of Time) will be the showrunner.
“We are so happy and enthusiastic to be performing with our buddies at Amazon Studios and our companions at PlayStation Productions to adapt this gorgeous and heartbreaking video game into a top quality dwell-action series,” Sony Shots Television Studios president Katherine Pope claims. “Rafe, Mark, and Hawk are crafting a transportive series that charts a route by way of the historical mythological journey of Kratos.”
Barlog will executive produce the sequence alongside Fergus and Otsby. Other producers attached to the project consist of PlayStation Productions’ Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, Santa Monica Studio’s Yumi Yang, and Vertigo’s Roy Lee, in accordance to Deadline. Santa Monica Studio’s Jeff Ketcham will co-government deliver the series, as properly.
“The God of War is a powerful, character-pushed franchise that we believe will captivate our worldwide clients as considerably with its expansive and immersive worlds as its prosperous storytelling,” Amazon Studios head of world wide tv Vernon Sanders says. “We are honored to share in the adventure of discovering the God of War mythology in these kinds of a momentous way with Sony Pictures Tv, PlayStation Productions, and Santa Monica Studio.”
Qizilbash suggests “God of War is one particular of PlayStation’s most awarded online video games” and the staff is “fired up to associate with Sony Images Television and Amazon Studios to bring our beloved franchise to followers and new audiences in a bold and authentic way,” according to Deadline.
Here is hoping they do the appropriate detail and cast Christopher Judge as Kratos.
For far more about PlayStation’s Tv set display ideas, browse about these in-progress series and then check out out this story about how the Uncharted movie’s director is operating on a Jak and Daxter motion picture subsequent. Read Game Informer’s God of War Ragnarok critique following that.
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