"What you [will] see in Tetris is the teeny tip of an iceberg that has intergalactic significance." Are you sitting down? Please, tell me you’re sitting down. Because, theWall Street Journalreports, Tetris will be coming to a theater near you. No, not for a World Cup competition — the company is determined to turn the classic blockbusting game into aspectator sport — but for a movie. That’s right, there is going to be a Tetris movie. And according to Threshold Entertainment C
Tetris, one of the most enduring and classic games of all time, is getting a film adaptation at some point in the near future (via Wall Street Journal). You would be forgiven for thinking that Tetris is just a simple puzzle game about falling blocks. Apparently the game’s story is far grander than that. “It’s a very big, epic sci-fi movie,” explained Larry Kasanoff, the CEO of Threshold Entertainment which has teamed up with The Tetris Company to develop the film. Kasanoff di
All the pieces are falling into place: there’s going to be a movie based on the video game “Tetris,” and it’s going to be “a very big, epic sci-fi movie,” according to Threshold Entertainment CEO Larry Kasanoff. Kasanoff announced to the Wall Street Journal that his company would partner with the Tetris Company to bring the classic puzzle game to the big screen. The classic game, first released in 1984, has potential not only fora film but for spin-off experiences, Kasanoff s
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
A live action film, no less. Threshold Entertainment announced today that video game classic Tetris will be making it's way to the big screen. Partnering with The Tetris Company, Threshold is set to turn the puzzle series into a live action, sci-fi epic. "Everyone knows that Tetris is one of the best known, most beloved brands in the world", said Larry Kasanoff, chairman of Threshold Entertainment. "What everyone doesn't know yet is this epic sci-‐fi story that we’re going t
Video games are no strangers to movie adaptations, but perhaps one of the most iconic games ever is set to become a feature film — the addictive rotating-block game 'Tetris.' The announcement came Tuesday exclusively via the Wall Street Journal. At some point in the future, Threshold Entertainment — in collaboration with the Tetris Company — will release a live-action adaptation of the classic game. So far, there are no attached actors or directors, but Threshold apparently h
A film adaptation of Tetris is stacking up at Threshold Entertainment. The production company, which saw success in video game adaptation with Paul W.S. Anderson'sMortal Kombat film in 1995, is partnering with the Tetris Company to develop a film based on the classic game, in which players line up rows of interconnected blocks. The film will adapt it into what the producers describe in a statement as an "epic sci-fi adventure." Larry Kasanoff, Threshold's chairman and CEO, wi
This Tetris news is about as puzzling as the game itself. Tetris will be made into a feature-length movie, according to The Wall Street Journal. Threshold Entertainment is teaming up with the Tetris Company to turn the beloved block-shifting puzzle game from the '80s into "a very big, epic sci-fi movie," Threshold's CEO Larry Kasanoff told The Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog. "This isn't a movie with a bunch of lines running around the page. We're not giving feet to the
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
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