Watch the skies for falling geometric shapes, because Tetris is the latest game that is being adapted as a feature film. So how on Earth is this going to work?

Top image from Tetris—Official Trailer, which is not an official trailer but is embedded below.

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The Wall Street Journa's Speakeasy blog is reporting that Threshold Entertainment is developing a live-action Tetris film, but it sounds like the pieces won't be the stars:

"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."

Kasanoff also emphasizes that "Brands are the new stars of Hollywood," which is a bit amusing given that he directed Threshold Entertainment's 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. But the Tetris movie does not currently have a director attached, so Kasanoff may well be handing off directorial duties to someone else.

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In the wake of movies like Battleship, lots of folks have been joking about a Tetris blockbuster film:

But really, we want to know if the soundtrack will sound like this:

A 'Tetris' Movie Is in the Works [WSJ Speakeasy]

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