Today Amazon officially announced its plans to develop a new TV show based on the popular one God of War games. This confirms an earlier report in March that the company was looking to convert the popular PlayStation franchise into a streaming series.
meeting reported in March that Amazon was in talks with Sony to convert the popular gaming franchise into a big-budget streaming TV show. At that time it was reported that the Creators and Executive Producers of The wideMark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, along with The wheel of time‘s Executive producer and showrunner Rafe Judkins would oversee the project, with input from both Sony and PlayStation. Today Amazon confirmed that the report was accurate.
Amazon Prime Video Twitter account tweeted a simple message that “God of War is coming” alongside a picture of Kratos and Atreus from the 2018 PS4 game, God of War. The Hollywood Reporter more information reported sourced from Amazon, which matches previously reported details from March. Specifically, we now know that Judkins will be the project’s showrunner, while Fergus and Ostby will be writers and executive producers. The show will be a collaboration between Sony Pictures Television, Amazon Studios and PlayStation Productions.
“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 television production at Amazon Studios, in a press release. “We are honored to be part of the adventure of exploring the God of War Mythology in such a meaningful way with Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions and Santa Monica Studio.”
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No announcements were made today as to when exactly the show can be expected or who will star in the series. I can imagine that many angular actors with shaved heads (or willing to shave) have already auditioned for the role of Kratos, the protagonist of the long-running franchise that began on the PlayStation 2 in 2005.
Just last week, the latest God of War Game-God of War: Ragnarok– won six awards at The Game Awards 2022, including Best Narrative and Best Audio Design. The man playing Kratos in the new games, Christopher Judge, also won for Best Performance and finally gave a speech which has already become famous online for its length and content.
https://kotaku.com/god-of-war-ragnarok-tv-show-amazon-last-of-us-expanse-1849895011 God of War TV show is coming to Amazon Prime