One thing to sit up for: Whereas big-screen variations of video video games are nonetheless hit or miss (principally miss), there’s been much more success when bringing the medium to the world of TV. In accordance with a brand new report, the subsequent sport to get a tv collection shall be God of Battle.
Deadline reviews that Amazon Prime Video is in negotiations to show Sony’s hit franchise right into a live-action TV present. Will probably be tailored by Mark Fergus and Hawk Otsby, the manager producers and creators of the Expanse, in addition to The Wheel of Time govt producer/showrunner Rafe Judkins. Sony Photos Tv and PlayStation Productions may even have a task in its manufacturing.
There are not any particulars on what elements of the video games the present will cowl. The primary God of Battle arrived again in 2005, whereas the eighth entry within the collection, God of Battle: Ragnarok, arrives later this yr.
In January, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson revealed that he can be showing in his third film based mostly on a online game. He didn’t say what it was, solely teasing that he can be bringing “one of many largest, most badass video games to the display screen.” God of Battle had been put ahead as a chance, however it appears Amazon is popping that title right into a TV adaptation as an alternative. It was steered that the Rock will star in a Gears of Battle film, although a number of sources now declare it will likely be an adaptation of Name of Obligation: Trendy Warfare.
God of Battle will be a part of a number of different online game TV exhibits, some additionally from Sony, which might be on the best way—The Final of Us, Twisted Metallic, Fallout, and Mass Impact. We now have to organize for the web debate over who will play Kratos. On this author’s opinion, a shaven-headed Jason Momoa or Dave Bautista, who has lengthy expressed a need to star in a Gears of Battle adaptation, can be good selections.