Anthony Mackie Will Star In Sony’s Twisted Metal TV Series

The Twisted Metal TV series has found its leading man. Via Deadline, Anthony Mackie has signed on to headline Sony’s Twisted Metal show, which is based upon the hit video game series.

Mackie will portray John Doe, a character who first appeared in Twisted Metal: Black. As his name suggests, John Doe is a man without an identity of his own after losing his memory. However, John was lured into joining Twisted Metal‘s lethal car combat for the promise of answers about who he really is. The truth also leads John to Calypso, one of the key figures behind the tournament.

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PlayStation Productions head Asad Qizilbash also shared a statement that confirmed the news.

“We’re thrilled to have Anthony Mackie on board,” said Qizilbash. “His ability to blend comedy, action and drama is perfect for the Twisted world we’re creating.”

Mackie previously starred in the second season of Netflix’s Altered Carbon. He was also the co-lead of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier; which leads into his upcoming role in Captain America 4. Mackie’s feature film credits include The Hurt Locker, Real SteelThe Adjustment Bureau, and several MCU movies.

Sony TV and PlayStation Productions will produce the Twisted Metal TV series, which will be shopped to networks and streaming services soon.

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