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Sony's 'Powers' Adaptation Finds Home on PlayStation

March 20, 2014 (6:38 am) GMT
The original superhero drama based on the Image/Icon comics has been picked up straight to series by the videogame console.

PlayStation Network is soon entering the original programming business. The PlayStation video game console has ordered its first drama series, "", which has long been developed by Sony Pictures Television based on Image/Icon comics.

The live-action adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's comic book series follows two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, who investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities. The series reportedly has received a ten-episode order.

A "Powers" TV show had been in development for years with a pilot being made for FX., but it was never released. The new take will feature different cast, with writer Charlie Huston replacing Charles Eglee. and starred as Detectives Pilgrim and Walker respectively in the FX pilot.

Bendis, Oeming, Huston, Michael Dinner and Remi Aubuchon will executive the new one-hour drama, while Dinner is also on board as director.

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