Following Anthony Mackie’s casting as John Doe in the Peacock TV collection based mostly on the Twisted Metal video video games, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Encanto star Stephanie Beatriz has joined the mission in the position of Quiet, a “ferocious, badass automobile thief who acts purely on intuition.” While there’s nonetheless loads unknown concerning the new collection, filming is predicted to happen quickly as Mackie alluded to in a earlier interview, with the collection anticipated to air someday subsequent yr.

The addition of Beatriz is simply the second star to be introduced for the collection, and in line with the press launch, her character of Quiet comes from a neighborhood who “oppressed her into silence”, explaining her title and her potential backstory to be fleshed out in the present. In different particulars concerning the character, Quiet can be on the lookout for revenge in the collection, and varieties an alliance with Mackie’s John Doe.


Twisted Metal can be written by Cobra Kai’s Jonathan Smith, who acts a showrunner and can govt produce with Mackie, Will Arnett and Marc Foreman. The collection is described as “a high-octane action-comedy collection a couple of motor-mouthed outsider supplied an opportunity at a greater life, however provided that he can efficiently ship a mysterious bundle throughout a post-apocalyptic wasteland. With the assistance of a trigger-happy automobile thief, he’ll face savage marauders driving autos of destruction and different risks of the open highway, together with a deranged clown who drives an all too acquainted ice cream truck.”

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While Anthony Mackie is at the moment driving on a wave of Marvel success, Stephanie Beatriz additionally joins the brand new collection on the again of some massive roles. Having appeared in Brooklyn Nine-Nine for eight years, the actress has supplied voiceovers in many TV exhibits and flicks similar to Bojack Horseman, Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous, Catwoman: Hunted, and naturally as Mirabel Madgrial in Disney’s smash hit Encanto. She additionally had a task in 2021 film In The Heights, and Twisted Metal can be one among her few on-screen roles, however doubtlessly one among her greatest thus far.

The collection goes to be one of many greatest heading to Peacock, and the these behind the mission expect it to ship an action-packed thrill-ride for each followers and newcomers to the franchise. Lisa Katz, president of scripted content material, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, mentioned in a press release:

Twisted Metal has been a worldwide phenomenon for greater than 25 years nevertheless it was the artistic imaginative and prescient for this live-action adaptation, led by Michael Jonathan Smith, Rhett Reese, and Paul Wernick, that blew us away. Also, Anthony Mackie starring made it plain! This adrenaline-infused comedy collection is in knowledgeable arms with our companions at Sony Pictures Television, Playstation Productions and Universal Television, and would be the excellent addition to Peacock as we proceed to search for uniquely entertaining applications.”

More info will seemingly come quickly with filming anticipated to start quickly on the collection, and by then we may get nearer to discovering out precisely when the present will make its premiere on Peacock.

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