Tetris Movie Falls Into Place

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  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    Who gives this crap the green-light? Seriously, what executive was sitting around thinking this would be a good idea? Unless this was some straight to video, low budget flick, I don't see this ending well for anyone involved. Think of all the stuff you could have done with that $80 million. :(

    Announced last year, it seems the film adaptation of the classic early video game "Tetris" is coming together quite smoothly at the newly formed Threshold Global Studios. The project, now an $80 million China-U.S. co-production, has secured financing with plans to film the movie in China and other locations next year. The sci-fi thriller will boast a Chinese cast and is seen as the first part of a trilogy.
     
  2. heatlesssun

    heatlesssun [H]ard as it Gets

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    Yeah, I'm not seeing it either.
     
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    Lifelite 2[H]4U

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    People who are desperate to squeeze the life out of every nostalgic franchise we hold dear.

    Also, they are really just THAT desperate for ideas at this point.
     
  4. Paul_Johnson

    Paul_Johnson [H] PSU Editor & Admin Staff Member

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    I'm shocked that Uwe Boll isn't behind this.
     
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  5. Ultima99

    Ultima99 [H]ardness Supreme

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    A what?

    About Tetris?

    [​IMG]
     
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    kbrickley [H]ardness Supreme

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    If they had turned Tetris into a low budget Cube imitator then I might be on board, but I am just not seeing a Tetris movie. Now if they were to make Risk - The Australasian Gambit, THAT I would go see :LOL:
     
  7. oROEchimaru

    oROEchimaru [H]ardness Supreme

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    RISK the movie would be my dad yelling at me and my uncle bitching at my dad for 6 hours and my cousin on his cell phone as my wife sabotages everyone out of boredom.
     
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  8. jbltecnicspro

    jbltecnicspro [H]ardness Supreme

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    Tetris movie falls into place... Holy fuck, the pun is strong with this one! :D
     
  9. viscountalpha

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    Tetris, the movie clears the theaters. Blocks out the competition. And slams your head into pieces, tetris pieces.

    Tetris coming out 2018. Rated r. Sci-fi horror.

    [​IMG]
     
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  10. NeoNemesis

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    I hope this is a giant troll and people end up paying $13 to watch a 2 hour game of Tetris.
     
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  11. Daniel_Chang

    Daniel_Chang [H]ard|Gawd

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    Roughly $50-$55M allowed to fund Deadpool, but Tetris get $80M? WTF?!
     
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  12. MavericK

    MavericK Zero Cool

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    Yep, Penny Arcade called it over 13 years ago.


    Also.....why.

    They should have learned their lesson after Battleship, and at least that game had a premise that could actually remotely be shoehorned into a movie plot, unlike Tetris.
     
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    If they are able to use that catchy Russian song that played during Tetris - it might not be that bad.

    At least the inevitable video game based on the movie shouldn't be half bad.
     
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    Staring Adam Sandler, Melissa McCarthy, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider and all the other guys Adam Sandler has riding on his coat tails. Fuck it bring in the rest of the new ghost busters too, except Hemsworth, can't have him fucking this up with actual acting.
     
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    Are we entirely sure that he isn't?

    An orchestral arrangement of that song...damn.
     
  16. kbrickley

    kbrickley [H]ardness Supreme

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    Tetris the MOBA shooter/card game ... Steam exclusive :D
     
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    spugm1r3 [H]ard|Gawd

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    I wonder if the musical score will speed up as the story progresses?
     
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  18. bigstusexy

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    a China-US movie about a Russian game...

    Also I was going to joke about all I could see is Adam Sandler's face until I read TRILOGY!
     
  19. Ultima99

    Ultima99 [H]ardness Supreme

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    No shit, how the fuck do you make THREE movies about Tetris?
     
  20. kbrickley

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    Tetris 1 - The Pitch, Tetris 2 - The Roll, Tetris 3 - The Yaw (where all the unanswered questions from 1 and 2 are finally answered ... like how in the heck did they get people to go to three Tetris movies) :p
     
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    I think I sufferer some brain damage last night. I could swear this thread said that they were making a movie about Tetris and following it up with 2 sequels. But i know that can't really be what it said, i just can't read correctly...maybe i had a stroke while reading....that has to be it.
     
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    Checks date for April 1st.
     
  23. rezerekted

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    Maybe it is a spy thriller and the only way to stop the nuclear bomb timer is to beat Tetris.
     
  24. funkydmunky

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    Come on Steve.
    "has secured financing with plans to film the movie in China and other locations next year. The sci-fi thriller will boast a Chinese cast and is seen as the first part of a trilogy." Seems tailor made for the audience.
    China says, "we will win war of nerd". I can't believe the autistic level that will line up for this, but Marvel has already proven me wrong on that account...... and counting ;)