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June 29, 2016

Burn it down. Burn it all down.

The addictive and indescribably frustrating video game, Tetris, is being made into a film franchise, according to an Empire exclusive.

Why is a game based on giant shapes falling from the sky being made into THREE FEATURE-LENGTH MOVIES? Because one movie just wouldn’t b...

June 29, 2016

One of the new Empire’s many scoops and exclusives includes a chat with the man who’s bringing the unlikely-sounding Tetris movie to the big screen, Larry Kasanoff.

Yes, this film is real; yes, it’s the beginning of a possibly new franchise. Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to Blocks-xit...

June 29, 2016

All good things come in threes, right?

That’s certainly what producer Larry Kasanoff is banking on with his latest video game adaptation, “Tetris.”

Kasanoff told Empire Magazine that the film will be a trilogy.

“That’s correct,” he responded when asked if rumors of the adaption receiving thr...

June 29, 2016

Tetris, the 1980s video game about stacking blocks, is being made into not one, but three films, according to Empire.

Producer Larry Kasanoff is lining up a trilogy about the GameBoy favorite, which featured the simple but addictive formula of shuffling falling shapes into corresponding gaps.

“The sto...

June 7, 2016

When word got out that the world will soon be graced with a Tetris movie, the general reaction seemed to fall along the lines of "How can anyone make a movie out of Tetris?

What would a Tetris movie even be about?" and "Why would anyone want to make a movie out of Tetris?"

Lawrence Kasanoff, one of t...

BEIJING — It lacks the building blocks of characters and a plot for now, but a Chinese-American studio hopes to turn the “Tetris” video game into a blockbuster movie.

Threshold Global Studios is budgeting $80 million to strategically rotate, slide and drop the famed 1980s stacking game into a sci-fi...

May 20, 2016

Know how everyone always said Hollywood should make a movie based on "Tetris," the 1984 video game in which players fit differently shaped blocks into one another?

Oh, wait - no one said that, but we're getting one anyway, thanks to Larry Kasanoff and Bruno Wu.

The idea of such a film, much less a tr...

May 19, 2016

Know how everyone always said Hollywood should make a movie based on “Tetris,” the 1984 video game in which players fit differently shaped blocks into one another?

Oh, wait — no one said that, but we’re getting one anyway, thanks to Larry Kasanoff and Bruno Wu.

The idea of such a film, much less a tri...

May 18, 2016

Tetris's simple yet addictive format has been entertaining gamers for three decades, and it was first announced in October 2014 that the Soviet video game was going to break on to the big screen as a science-fiction film.

Now it appears it may be the first of a trilogy, after Chinese-American Thresho...

May 18, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — It could be a blockbuster. At least that's what a Chinese-American movie studio hopes to produce in a sci-fi thriller based on the popular 1980s video game Tetris.

The $80 million project is the first from the newly formed Threshold Global Studios, a joint venture between Chinese enter...

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