The creators of the series “Masters of Doom” have found actors to play the roles of Carmack and Romero

Back in June, the USA Network streaming service announced a pilot episode of a series based on the book “Masters.”

Doom" about the creation of the game of the same name. Even at the launch, gamers were told who would occupy the chairs of the screenwriter and director, and now the actors for the main roles have been named.

What is known

According to Variety, long-haired EduardoFranco will play programmer and designer of the original Doom, John Romero. The guy has already managed to “light up” in “Education” and “American Vandal”. At the same time, the role of John Carmack was given to Patrick Gibson, star of the series “The Spanish Princess”, “Neverland” and the film “Dark Reflections”.

The role of Hannah Romero, John's wife, was given to JaneAckermann from “Bad Teaching.” Siobhan Williams will play Stevie Case, a charismatic young woman who became one of the first professional female gamers and the girlfriend of John Romero.

From left to right: Patrick Gibson, Eduardo Franco.

As a reminder, the pilot episode was directed by Rhys.Thomas, responsible for Saturday Night Live. The script for Masters of Doom was assigned to journalist, critic and science fiction writer Tom Bissell, who will also serve as executive producer. Filming will take place at the Ramona Films studio of brothers James and Dave Franco.