Sony Confirms Upcoming Twisted Metal TV Series

As part of the push for video game adaptations from PlayStation Productions, Twisted Metal is the first IP getting the TV show treatment.

Sony announced earlier this month their plan to expand upon videogame adaptations on the big screen with their ambitious PlayStation Productions initiative and now it looks like we’ve got our first IP getting the TV show treatment: Twisted Metal.

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Though there have been reports floating around of a Twisted Metal TV series, Sony Pictures CEO Tony Vinciquerra confirmed the IP choice during an investors relations meeting this week. The confirmation came during a Q&A round, though Vinciquerra was mum on the details surrounding the upcoming show. 

Right now, we don’t know if it’s going to be another live-action take or something animated – we don’t even know if it’s going to be an ongoing series or a one-shot wonder – but we do at least know it’s confirmed and possibly one of the big announcements that Sony has planned once E3 wraps up. 

For those that may not know, Twisted Metal first got its start back in 1995 as a vehicular combat game rooted in mayhem. Though beloved, the IP has been stagnant since 2013, though perhaps the upcoming TV series will be enough of a push to garner interest for a brand new game. 

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Liana Ruppert
With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!