There Will Be a Tetris Movie, and it Will Be ‘Epic’
"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 CEO Larry Kasanoff, “It’s a very big, epic sic-fi movie.”
While we don’t know what to expect, Kasanoff, who turned Mortal Kombat into a film in 1995, told the WSJ what we shouldn’t expect. “This isn’t a movie with a bunch of lines running around the page,” he said. “We’re not giving feet to the geometric shapes . . . What you [will] see in Tetris is the teeny tip of an iceberg that has intergalactic significance.”
May this please open the door for other spinoffs of Marble Madness and Pong, too. Blip. Blip. Bloop.
By Laura Stampler, Time