PlayStation retains pushing into TV and movie with a Horizon Zero Daybreak Netflix collection

PlayStation keeps pushing into TV and film with a Horizon Zero Dawn Netflix series


Sony is continuous to go all in on turning its flagship video video games into TV reveals and films — in line with Selection, the corporate introduced that it’s making a present based mostly on Horizon Zero Daybreak with Netflix at an occasion for buyers. Sony can also be engaged on a film based mostly on the Gran Turismo collection, in line with Deadline, however hasn’t discovered a distributor for it but. (I’m very curious as to what the plan for this collection is — Selection simply says it’ll be about “racing.”)

Each initiatives are reported to be in “early improvement,” so we doubtless received’t be streaming them for fairly some time. Nonetheless, the truth that Sony’s persevering with to introduce new TV and film initiatives reveals that the corporate is fairly dedicated to increasing the PlayStation model past simply {hardware} and video video games.

PlayStation Productions presently has a number of different initiatives within the works (10 in complete, in line with Sony Footage Leisure CEO Tony Vinciquerra). It’s reportedly engaged on:

That’s quite a bit of huge franchises, and a few of the initiatives have some heavy hitters connected. Oscar Isaac shall be taking part in Stable Snake, Pedro Pascal will act as Joel, Bella Ramsey will play Ellie, and Ghost of Tsushima is being directed by one of many folks behind the John Wick films. And, after all, the lately launched Uncharted film starred Hollywood’s golden boy, Tom Holland. PlayStation Productions isn’t dipping its toe within the cinematic waters; it’s diving in headfirst.

This information additionally reveals that Sony’s persevering with its technique of working with totally different streaming corporations — it looks like it doesn’t matter what you subscribe to, the corporate needs to be sure to’ll have the ability to watch not less than one thing beginning its online game characters (or, like, vehicles within the case of Gran Turismo). Throughout its investor briefing, Sony stated that the “extremely aggressive streaming wars” are good for the corporate.

This isn’t the one transfer the corporate’s making to broaden the PlayStation model past the viewers of simply individuals who purchase consoles. On Wednesday, the firm introduced that it needs to considerably broaden its video games’ presence on PC and cell as effectively.

Replace Could twenty sixth, 6:15PM ET: up to date to mirror Deadline’s story that the Gran Turismo venture is a film as a substitute of a TV present.


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