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

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...

May 17, 2016

A two hour-long movie featuring colorful moving blocks would either be boring, or the most intense experience ever!

Just imagine the anxiety you'd get by watching a block slowly move down the screen and having no control over it.

You'll constantly be frustrated not knowing if it'll land on the right s...

August 18, 2015

Videogame movies may be a risky proposition today, but in 1995 they were seen as hopeless.

Super Mario Bros (1993) and Double Dragon(1994) were total bombs — despised by critics and fans alike. The campy Street Fighter (1994) faired better financially, but was still years away from earning a cult fol...

March 26, 2015

Threshold Entertainment CEO Larry Kasanoff, the mastermind behind turning the video game Mortal Kombat into the blockbuster hit is at it again. The List's Holly Morgan goes behind the scenes of the upcoming film based on the popular tile-matching puzzle video game... TETRIS!

March 19, 2015

Stand back, ESPN. Karate, judo, jujitsu and tae kwon do might  not seem broadly appealing enough to support a 24-hour cable channel, but the backers of Blackbelt TV are banking that come next spring their nascent network will do  for martial that MTV did for the music video and the Food Network did...

January 25, 2015

A film adaptation of the classic ‘80s video game “Tetris” will be falling into theaters sometime in the near future.

 

Threshold Entertainment has teamed up with the Tetris Company to develop a live-action film based on the game. While no directors or cast are attached to the film yet, ther...

January 19, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Universal 1440 Entertainment, the production arm of Universal Studios Home Entertainment, has signed a first-look deal with Threshold Animation Studios for CG-animated family features adapted from recognizable family-oriented brands. Universal will distribute films spawned from the deal....

January 14, 2015

Longtime 3D animation shop Threshold Animation Studios is partnering with Holovis Attractions to create Ocean Quest: The Immersive Adventure, China’s first 360-degree entertainment experience, to be displayed in a domed auditorium at Hainan’s soon-to-open Ocean Paradise Park. The show is designed to...

January 12, 2015

 

 

 

Tetris, the classic video game that involves slotting shaped blocks together, is to be turned into a movie.

The game will provide the inspiration for an "epic sci-fi story", according to film company Threshold Entertainment.

The company adapted the game Mortal Kombat into a movie in 1995.

The simple...

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