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Twisted Metal TV show on the way from PlayStation Productions

It turns out that PlayStation Productions - the newly created studio creating film and screen adaptations of your favorite Sony games - is already at work on a Twisted Metal TV show. The reveal came as Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra spoke to investors at a special event.

"We'll be working more closely with our colleagues at PlayStation through a new production team they have established on the studio lot to move forward on filming television projects based on gaming IP," he said during his presentation

"We have a TV show we just agreed to get underway that will be developed from IP on PlayStation, it's called Twisted Metal. It's a game that was put out many years ago and we're going to develop a TV series out of that."

He also mentioned the Uncharted adaptation - which will reportedly star Tom Holland - and described it as in "advanced development for a film." 

Twisted Metal was first released in 1995 and had players fighting to the death using various weaponised vehicles. David Jaffe - who would later go on to make the original God of War - was one of the designers, and has already offered to help out on the show. 

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