Amazon Prime Video has given an official order for a God of War series, as reported by Deadline.
The upcoming series will be co-produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios in association with PlayStation Productions, and will be based on the hit PlayStation franchise of the same name.
The series will be written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Otsby (Children of Men / Iron Man), while Rafe Judkins (Wheel of Time) will be serving as showrunner. Cory Barlog, the director of the 2018 game, will be on board as the executive producer of the series.
More names on the list as executive producers include Playstation Productions Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, Santa Monica Studio’s Yumi Yang, and Vertigo’s Roy Lee.
No casting choices have been announced as of this writing.
“We are so proud and excited to be working with our friends at Amazon Studios and our partners at PlayStation Productions to adapt this beautiful and heartbreaking game into a premium live-action series,” says Sony Pictures Television Studios president Katherine Pope. “Rafe, Mark, and Hawk are crafting a transportive series that charts a path through the ancient mythological journey of Kratos.”
“The God of War is a compelling, character-driven franchise that we believe will captivate our global customers as much with its expansive and immersive worlds as its rich storytelling,” said Amazon Studios’ head of global television Vernon Sanders. “We are honored to share in the adventure of exploring the God of War mythology in such a momentous way with Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions, and Santa Monica Studio.”
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