Sony has announced this morning that their live-action adaptation of the Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s Icon Comics series “Powers” will be premiering on the PlayStation Network on March 10. The first three episodes of the series will debut on PSN with a new episode to premiere every following Tuesday. In addition, the pilot episode will be available for free to everyone at PlayStation.com/Powers.
“Powers,” written by Bendis and drawn by Oeming, follows two detectives as they investigate superhero-related homicides. The series launched in 2004 through Image Comics and is now published by Marvel’s Icon imprint.
The series stars Sharlto Copley as Detective Christian Walker and Susan Heyward as Detective Deena Pilgrim. They’re joined by Max Fowler, Adam Godley Noah Taylor, Olesya Rulin and Eddie Izzard.
Charlie Huston wrote the first episode and serves as showrunner with Remi Aubuchon. 30 Days of Night and “Hannibal” director David Slade directed the first two episodes of the series. You can check out the previously release trailer below.