Back in 2014 came the surprising announcement that a movie based on the last video game you’d expect a movie adaptation of, Tetris, was being developed. Then, just last month, it was revealed that not only had the movie secured funding and was officially a go, but that it could end up being a trilogy of movies instead of just one.
Now producer Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat, True Lies) is talking Tetris, and he has confirmed that the plan is indeed to make a trilogy. Continue reading to see what he had to say, including why they’re planning three movies.
Video game adaptations are generally the worst of the worst when it comes to movies. Few are any good, but some manage to gain cult notoriety. The last video game title you’d suspect would get the film treatment might be the block-dropping game Tetris. However, we were all proven wrong when it was announced that a movie based on the video game was heading into production.
Developed by Threshold Entertainment and Larry Kasanoff, who was a producer on the Mortal Kombat movies of the ’90s (as well as various other MK-related titles) and movies like True Lies and Strange Days, the film has managed to find the necessary funding to get made. But not only that, it now looks like it could become a trilogy. More on the story below.
Movies that are based on video games usually result in an unwatchable disaster of a final product, and so, naturally, it’s time for a movie based on possibly the last video game you’d expect to see adapted: Tetris.
The movie is being developed by Threshold Entertainment and Larry Kasanoff, who was a producer on the Mortal Kombat movies of the ’90s (as well as various other MK-related titles) and movies like True Lies and Strange Days.
Continue reading to see what Kasanoff had to say about the movie, and, just for the hell of it, a video of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak showing off his Tetris skills.
The $10 t-shirt deal of the day over at TeeFury today called “Useful Signs” by Letter_Q and the shirt incorporates items from popular video games into common street signs.
The sale began at Teefury today, Friday, August 17, 2012, at midnight EST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it’s over, it will not be sold on the site for $10 anymore, though it might continue into the next day for $13 (look for the After Hours bar at the top).
The $10 t-shirt deal of the day over at RIPT Apparel is a Tetris-themed shirt called “Solve the Puzzle” by Ninjaink and its designed to bring awareness to Autism (part of the money from today’s sale will go to the Autism Speaks charity).
The sale at RIPT began today, Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at midnight CST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it’s over, it will not be sold on the site anymore.