Sony’s first original TV series for the PlayStation will be ‘Powers’

Sony announced that it would bring original television programming to the PlayStation 4 last year, but it’s kept quiet on what those shows would be. Now Deadline and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that the first one-hour drama for the PlayStation will be the supernatural drama Powers, an adaptation of the graphic novel by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Avon Oeming. A genre mash-up that combines elements of noir, fantasy, and police procedurals, it follows the adventures of two detectives investigating the crimes of people with superhero-like abilities, known as “powers.”

The show will be produced by Sony Pictures TV, a separate Sony entity behind shows like Breaking Bad, Masters of Sex, and Hannibal. Powers has…

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