So of course people are going to make a film out of it.
Announced today, a Tetris film is being developed via a new company formed in partnership between producer Larry Kasanoff Strange Days, True Lies, Mortal Kombat and Seven Star Works, a production concern financed by Chinese media businessman Bruno Wu.
The relevant press release bits say:
Tetris, one of the most recognized video game franchises of all time, is a perfect first project for this strategy, adds Kasanoff, the first producer to develop a hit movie based on a video game, with two number-one Mortal Kombat films to his credit.
For our debut project, Threshold Global Studios will bring one of the most beloved, cross-generational gaming brands in the world to the big screen as an epic, sci-fi thriller.
Line Producer Dane Smith Transformers, Harry Potter, Spiderman will be responsible for implementing the unique Tetris VFX developed especially for the film.
We re very excited to bring Tetris fans worldwide this epic tale in the form of a major motion picture.