There was Battleship in the summer of 2012, Ouija’s on the way and there were attempts to give Stretch Armstrong and View-Master the big screen treatment as well. At this point, why would anyone be surprised that someone’s determined to turn Tetris into movie, too? Apparently Threshold Entertainment is joining forces with the Tetris Company to bring the iconic 80s game to the big screen live-action-style. The film’s got no director or actors attached, but the companies do h
The list of crazy notions we can crack wise about when a new brand-mining film is announced grows shorter with every day. Add to the roster Tetris, which is now kicking off a journey to the big screen via Threshold Entertainment. Yes, the game first unleashed upon the world in 1984 by Soviet game-designer Alexey Pajitnov and perhaps made most famous by Nintendo’s Game Boy, is looking to become the next potential block-buster. (Sorry). It sounds a little ridiculous given the s
Threshold Entertainment and The Tetris Company have announced plans to develop a feature film inspired by iconic puzzle game Tetris. The film will be a "science-fiction epic" produced by Threshold chairman Larry Kasanoff and executive produced by The Tetris Company with Threshold's Jimmy Ienner. "Everyone knows that Tetris is one of the best known, most beloved brands in the world," says Kasanoff. "What everyone doesn't know yet is this epic sci‐fi story that we’re going to
If you've ever played classic video game "Tetris" and thought, This would make a great movie!, you're in luck: The Gameboy staple will be getting the big screen treatment.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Tetris Company is partnering with Threshold Entertainment to turn the falling blocks game into a live-action film, which filmmakers are already touting as a win.
"It's a very big, epic sci-fi movie," Threshold CEO Larry Kasanoff told WSJ. "This isn't a movie with
Hollywood is officially out of original ideas. According to Comingsoon.net on September 30, a live action "Tetris" movie is in development based on the popular video game. Threshold Entertainment is currently working on the project, which will be a science fiction story and not just three dimensional blocks falling around. The film currently has no projected release date and special effects for the project are expected to prolong the process. Threshold's CEO Larry Kasanoff re
Heads up, vintage video game fans. Your favorite game of the 80s is making its way to movie theaters. That's right — Tetris is heading to the big screen. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the Tetris Company has teamed up with Threshold Entertainment to develop a "live-action film" based on the block-stacking game, which turned 30 years old this summer. The movie still needs a director and cast, but the story is set, though details are scant. "It's a very big
‘A very big, epic sci-fi movie’ planned for console-to-cinema adaptation of block-stacking classic The mind-numbing yet addictive 80s computer game Tetris is the latest console classic to be treated to the big screen treatment. Threshold Entertainment, which did the honours for Mortal Kombat in 1995 (and a sequel a couple of years later), has grand plans for the movie, which it promises will be “a very big, epic sci-fi movie”. Threshold CEO Larry Kasanoff told the Wall Street