Were you addicted to Tetris as a kid? Did you ever play so much that you had nightmares of blocks falling from the sky in an apocalyptic disaster? Well now you can see that nightmare come to the big screen! TETRIS the movie is being made by Threshold Entertainment, the makers of the “CG-animated flop Foodfight!, which centered on food brand mascots—including the likes of Mrs. Butterworth and Charlie Tuna—that fight for dominion over a supermarket.” Take from that what you will. CEO Larry Kasanoff was also responsible for adapting the “Mortal Kombat” games to the big screen in 1995 and 1997.
“It’s a very big, epic sci-fi movie,” Threshold’s CEO Larry Kasanoff tells Speakeasy exclusively. “This isn’t a movie with a bunch of lines running around the page. We’re not giving feet to the geometric shapes.” [Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog]
And if the film does well, Tetris won’t be stopped there!
If the film does well, Kasanoff isn’t looking to limit the “Tetris” world to just a big-screen experience. “We certainly have the canvas for location-based entertainment based on the epicness.”
Check out the trailer below: