The Umbrella Academy showrunner is developing Sony’s Horizon TV show
The Umbrella Academy showrunner Steve Blackman is developing Netflix’s Horizon TV show, based on the PlayStation franchise.
Netflix has announced that Blackman had been working on the final and fourth season of the series The Umbrella Academy In addition to two other projects, Horizon and Orbital, a space-themed thriller.
” Horizon Zero Dawn is a stunningly well-crafted game featuring fantastic characters that aren’t frequently seen in the mass of players of gaming,” Blackman said. ” Guerrilla Games has created an extremely lush and vibrant world that is populated by machines and humans who are on a collision course towards the point of oblivion.
Their rescue comes in the shape of a young woman warrior, named Aloy who is unaware that she holds the only one to save the world. Let’s just say, sure, Aloy is a major protagonist in the story. My co-writer, Michelle Lovretta, and I are delighted to be able to develop this amazing IP into a show for all kinds of viewers.”
Sony announced in May that it was working on a television adaption to Horizon.
The first details of the team working in the production were discovered earlier in the year.
As reported through the eyes of journalist Jeff Grubb, As reported by journalist Jeff Grubb, a record of the crew affixed on the film was made available on the Directors Guild of Canada Ontario’s site.
The list included the names of 27 people, which included the first assistant director Jack Boem (The Boys, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City) and art director Michele Brady (The Expanse, Saw 2).
“The show as pitched right now is called Horizon 2074 and it will split its time between the timeline you see in the games and the timeline of when things begin to fall,” Grubb declared in the Giant Bomb video show.
It is intended that this isn’t the same as a reboot, remake, or imagining of the storyline of the game. The story will unfold in parallel and will attempt to explain the other aspects that occurred during”the game.”
Sony also revealed in May that it was working on the development of a television adaptation to God of War with Amazon as well as it’s also working on a Gran Turismo film helmed by District 9 director Neill Blomkamp.