A science fiction film based off Tetris is in the works, The Tetris Company and Threshold Entertainment announced today.
Threshold Entertainment is handling production, with chairman Larry Kasanoff acting as producer.
Threshhold’s Jimmy Lenner and The Tetris Company will act as executive producer.
n the past Threshold has worked on CGI films and live action televeision, including the 2009 Bionicle movie The Legend Reborn and content based on Lego brands and Mortal Kombat.
Kasanoff says that he is excited to be working on Tetris given how important it is culturally.
Everyone knows that Tetris is one of the best known, most beloved brands in the world. What everyone doesn’t know yet is this epic sci-fi story that we’re going to tell.
Managing director at The Tetris Company Henk Rogers also said that he was looking forward to seeing such a culturally signifigant as a movie.
What started as a simple, computer puzzle game 30 years ago, today is part of our global consciousness, connecting people of all ages and backgrounds and feeding our innate desire to create order out of chaos.
We look forward to partnering with Threshold Entertainment to re-imagine that common experience and bring a spectacular new Tetris universe to the big screen for the first time.