Core Barlog denied rumors about Dwayne Johnson’s casting for Kratos
After rumors appeared that Prime Video is considering the opportunity to invite Dwayne Johnson to the main role of Kratos, one of the creators of the franchise immediately stopped these gossip.
On Twitter, the creative director of several games of God of War Corey Barlog answered the statements that the wrestler who became the actor is negotiating to play an angry deity.
"I just heard anything about it", – He just wrote. Given the Barlog’s own participation in the creation of the series, he is certainly precisely aware of the potential list of actors, which are discussed behind the scenes.
Further details about the GOD of War series on Prime Video have not yet been disclosed, but many members of the creative team are already known. Raif Jadkins, known for his role as Showranner of the series "Wheel of Time" on Prime Video, will lead the series. The script will be written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostbi, screenwriters "Iron person" And "Human child", received a prize "Oscar". They will also act as executive producers with Barlog, Yumi Yang from Santa Monica Studio, Roem from Vertigo and Assad Kizilbash and Carter Solon from PlayStation Productions.
According to a brief description of the plot, it is expected that the series will tell the history of the later games of God of War, and not adapt the franchise, which originally reached the PlayStation 2 in 2005.
"The series talks about Kratos, the god of war, who, after expelling from his blood imposed by the past in ancient Greece, hangs his weapon in the Norwegian kingdom Midgard. When his beloved wife dies, Kratos goes on a dangerous journey with the alienated son to dispel her ashes from the highest peak – the last desire of his wife. Soon Kratos understands that this journey is a disguised epic quest that will experience the bonds between the father and son and make Kratos fight with new gods and monsters for the fate of the world", – says in the official synopsis.