PlayStation announced earlier this year that it was developing new TV shows based on Gran Turismo, Horizon and God of War. At the time, PlayStation Productions said the Horizon series was taking place on Netflix (read some details on that here) and the God of War series was being handled by Amazon. But that was it.
Now, courtesy of , we know a little bit more about this God of War series Amazon Prime Videoas reported by meeting. Amazon Prime Video has officially placed a series order for God of War, which, as the name suggests, is based on the hit PlayStation franchise (which got a sequel just last month). More specifically, it will take place during the Norse era of Kratos’ adventures, seemingly bypassing his more gruesome and violent Greek history. God of War (2018) director Cory Barlog will executive produce the series from Prime Video.
The series follows Kratos’ journey with his son Atreus to the highest peak of all realms to spread his late wife’s ashes. Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby (Children of Men, Iron Man) will write the series and Rafe Judkins (The wheel of time) will be the showrunner.
“We are so proud and excited to be working with our friends at Amazon Studios and our partners at PlayStation Productions to adapt this beautiful and heartbreaking game into a premium live-action series,” said Katherine Pope, President of Sony Pictures Television Studios . “Rafe, Mark and Hawk are working on a transportable series that charts a path through the ancient mythological journey of Kratos.”
Barlog will run 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 meeting. Santa Monica Studio’s Jeff Ketcham will also co-executive produce the series.
“The God of War is a compelling, character-driven franchise that we believe will captivate our global customers with its expansive and immersive worlds as well as its rich storytelling,” said Vernon Sanders, head of global television at Amazon Studios. “We are honored to be part of the adventure of exploring the mythology of God of War in such a meaningful way, alongside Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions and Santa Monica Studio.”
Qizilbash says, “God of War is one of the most awarded video games on PlayStation,” and the team is “excited to work with Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios to bring our beloved franchise to fans and new audiences in a bold and authentic way.” do,” says Qizilbash meeting.
We hope they do the right thing and cast Christopher Judge as Kratos.
To learn more about PlayStation’s TV show plans, read about these series in development, then watch this story about how the director of the Uncharted movie is working on a Jak and Daxter movie next. Read game informants God of War Ragnarok Review after.
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