Well, it’s proven almost impossible for Hollywood to make a great film based on a video game but how about a TV show? Television might make a better medium for video game adaptations that cinema; TV and games share a screen, and the length of most modern games — with stories that can stretch dozens of hours — is way more appropriate to a series than a single, standalone movie.

Several upcoming show will test that theory. HBO is adapting The Last of Us, while Paramount+ has a highly-anticipated series based on the Xbox franchise Halo. Now Sony’s getting into the act too with a series inspired by their long-running PlayStation franchise Twisted Metal, which debuted on the very first PlayStation in 1995 and has been a mainstay of the system in all its various iterations. The show already has its leading man: Anthony Mackie, fresh off his run starring in Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

The old PlayStation Twisted Metal games were relatively light on story; they gave players control of a variety of different heavily armed vehicles, which they used to drive around and destroy their opponents. According to Deadline, the TV series — developed by Deadpool screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick — is about “a motor-mouthed outsider offered a chance at a better life, but only if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. With the help of a trigger-happy car thief, he’ll face savage marauders driving vehicles of destruction and other dangers of the open road, including a deranged clown who drives an all too familiar ice cream truck.”

Mackie plays John Doe, a “smart-ass milkman who talks as fast as he drives.” But look: As long as the ice cream truck guy is in the show, that’s all that really matters. Per Deadline, Sony plans to shop the Twisted Metal to buyers “soon.”

Every Video Game Movie Ever Made, Ranked From Worst to Best

More From ScreenCrush