Hello ladies and gentlemen, Muldoon here with some head scratchingly bizarre news... Classic videogame Tetris is getting "the Hollywood treatment" by Producer Larry Kasanoff and Chinese billionaire Bruno Wu.
I can't quite wrap my head around how the concept of the game could lead into a film with characters, emotions, and a basic story. That isn't necessarily a bad thing at all, more of "I am so curious to see what they do with this" kind of thing.
I can understand transforming a game like (for example) ASSASIN'S CREED into a film, or even PRINCE OF PERSIA, where there's a universe that exists with characters and motivations that set a frame work for a 90 minute spectacle, but Tetris? I feel PIXELS already tapped that era of nostalgic gaming just last year, a film I think had some funny moments.