Anthony Mackie to star in TV adaptation of classic PlayStation game

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Anthony Mackie has signed on to lead a TV adaptation of the classic PlayStation video game series, Twisted Metal.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier star will also serve as executive producer on the series, which is being co-developed by Sony Pictures TV and PlayStation Production. As per THR, the show will be pitched to potential buyers in the near future.

In the games, Twisted Metal is essentially a demolition derby that encourages players to use ballistic projectiles, machine guns, mines and other types of weapons to defeat their opponents in vehicular combat.

The first Twisted Metal title launched on the original PlayStation back in 1995, and was followed by eight more mainline games spanning the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 3 until 2012.

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