Horizon Zero Dawn: the adaptation of the Netflix series would be in preparation
Horizon Zero Dawn – the post-apocalyptic PlayStation 4 video game released in 2017 – is said to be adapted into a Netflix series. Guerrilla Games protagonist Aloy and the Machines will make his television debut on the streaming service, according to a report. Sony and Netflix have yet to officially confirm their plans to adapt the game as a broadcast. The show joins the list of PlayStation titles set to debut as movies or series, including Ghost of Tsushima, The Last of Us, God of War, and Twisted Metal.
During an investor briefing on Tuesday, Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO Tony Vinciquerra reportedly revealed that popular titles Horizon Zero Dawn and Gran Turismo will both get an adaptation, according to Variety. While Variety says both titles will be adapted into TV series, Deadline says Gran Turismo will be a separate film from the Horizon Zero Dawn series, with Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) in talks to direct. Meanwhile, Sony has also confirmed that its upcoming God of War series will be coming to Amazon Prime Video, according to the report.
Horizon Zero Dawn Review
Released in 2017 on PS4, Horizon Zero Dawn is set in a post-apocalyptic world amidst the ruins of human civilization. The game’s protagonist, Aloy, is a hunter and one of the last surviving humans. She must confront the Machines – monstrous mechanical creatures whose origins are unknown – as she uncovers a conspiracy that threatens humanity and uncovers her past. It’s currently unknown if the series adaptation will closely follow the storyline of the 2017 game. And if Netflix feels inclined to give it multiple seasons, the Horizon Zero Dawn series could easily expand and cover the events of the sequel. from the 2022 game, Horizon Forbidden West.
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Horizon Zero Dawn is now the latest game title to come to Hollywood. In March, Amazon Prime Video was in advanced talks with Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions to acquire the TV adaptation of God of War. It is now confirmed. Meanwhile, Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us is coming to HBO in 2023, starring Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian, Wonder Woman 1984) and Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones, hilda).
Sony is also working on a Twisted Metal series based on the game, starring Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker, Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Encanto), and Neve Campbell (Scream, Wild Things). And finally, Ghost of Tsushima will be adapted into a film with the director of John Wick.
Earlier this year, Uncharted was released starring Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Cherry), Sophia Ali (The Wilds, Grey’s Anatomy) and Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter, The Departed), based on the PlayStation and Naughty Dog franchise from the same name.