twisted metalthe live-action television series based on PlayStation’s famous car chase/vehicle combat video franchise, has attracted many big names, attracting stars like Anthony Macky and Stephanie Beatrice. Now, neve campbell was announced as a recurring guest star, named Raven, io9 learned via a press release from Peacock. Campbell was last seen in Cry 5 as Sidney Prescot, a character the actress first played in the 1996 original Scream and who has appeared in multiple franchise installments since them.
Michael Jonathan Smith (Cobra Kai) will act as showrunner, writer, and executive producer, and Kitao Sayant has also been announced as executive producer who is on deck to direct several episodes. twisted metal had previously been optioned for the film in 2012, but was ultimately dropped, as the production team wanted a larger budget than the studio wanted to give them (Collider).
The series will be a half-hour action-comedy that follows Mackie’s character, John Doe, an amnesiac “who talks as fast as he drives” as he tries to traverse a post-apocalyptic wasteland in order to deliver supplies to a remote outpost. Mackie will be aided by Quiet, “a trigger-happy car thief”, played by Beatriz. The two will face scavengers, deranged clowns, and the dangers of the open road. They will be pursued by the mysterious and ruthless Agent Stone (Thomas Hayden Church), a highway patrolman who takes the law into his own hands at every opportunity.
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