Amazon ready for the TV series God of War live
Amazon Prime Video is about to sign a live TV adaptation from God of War, according to a Deadline report. PRODUCTIONS PlayStation – The new subsidiary Cinema and television of the Sony Games Division – has been occupied lately, bringing it unexplored ** to the big screen, and also starts working on The Last of Us and an adaptation Twisted Metal. And it seems that God of War is the following.
Deadline indicates that Amazon Prime Video is in negotiation for the series, which will be led by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby of The Expanse and the Executive producer of The Wheel of Time Rafe Judkins. Sony Pictures Television will also be involved, while Amazon Studios will probably co-produce, assuming that the agreement is concluded.
Content providers like Amazon Prime Video are currently in a fierce battle for content, and PlayStation Productions plays on the ground. HBO has already obtained DIBS on The Last of Us, which is currently running in Canada. Meanwhile, Peacock recently signed Twisted Metal, which will feature Anthony Mackie. Amazon Prime Video has already acquired the rights of Fallout and Mass Effect, so God of War seems to be a good companion.
Fergus and Ostby, the couple supposed to be in charge of this live adaptation of God of War, have won an Oscar Nomination for Children of Men and also co-wrote the Iron Man scenario. We do not know if the television show will describe the assault of Kratos on Greek or Nordic mythology, but we will assume that the latter with God of War Ragnarok just around the corner.