In February 2021, it was revealed that Sony has officially started work on the reality series Twisted Metal, in collaboration with producer Cobra Kai and the co-writers of the Deadpool parts, and that it will be based on an original story in the Twisted Metal universe, and will be written by Rhett Reese and Paul Renk. who previously worked on both Deadpool films as well as Zombieland.
After a long period of absence from view, we return today to learn about the first members to join the crew of the series, the new Captain America, Anthony Mackie. According to a Deadline report, American actor Anthony Mackie will star in the reality series Twisted Metal as John Doe.
Asad Qizilbash, CEO of PlayStation Productions, stated that they are thrilled to have Anthony Mackie on board the series, and his ability to blend comedy, action and drama is perfect for the world of Twisted Metal they create.
It was previously revealed that the executive producer of the series is Michael Jonathan Smith, who also produced and written Cobra Kai, and other names that will co-produce there are Will Arnett, Mark Foreman and Peter Principato.
It is noteworthy that the first game in the Twisted Metal series was released in 1995, and several parts were released after in the series, the most recent of which is Twisted Metal: Black (originally released in 2001) and released on PS4 in 2015 for PS Now subscribers. Each game offered a different storyline centered in some way around Twisted Metal, a once-a-year event that grants the winner a wish of their choosing.