Soon enough, we'll be writing the headline: "Your entire childhood: It's becoming a movie."
But if Pac-Man could potentially become a reality series, then who's to say Space Invaders couldn't be developed for the big screen? According to the Hollywood Reporter, producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Gigi Pritzker are developing a project based on the game, which was released in 1978 and holds the Guinness World Record as the top video game of all time.
How soon the two will be able to ship "Space Invaders" into theaters will depend on how quickly they can find a writer - they're still searching for a scribe who can spin the game into a plot worth watching.
A potential problem, THR points out, is the fact that "Space Invaders" doesn't come with any lore that must be adhered to, so while the production team doesn't really have to worry about pleasing gamer fans, they still have to figure out how to create a story around the shooter game.
They already made it. It's called "Gone in Sixty Seconds".
I would like to see a black woman with an afro spread her legs in the air and push a sausage link out of her dooo doo maker.
MMmMMm...sound yummy. All those manButts frolicking about and having their space invaded. I will go see it!!
no i was talking about independence day. if i was talking about (the superior movie) war of the worlds i would have named it. a bare bones shooting game from 1978 only deserves to be a popcorn actioner movie out of 1997..
War of the Worlds;)
No Mario it was War Of The World starring Gene Barry and not Tom Cruise.Great movie
they already made a space invaders movie, it was called independence day. Also since when is space invaders a top game? Research: a reporters best friend..
I wanna be in Jet-Moto!
HEY NO ONE HAS THOUGHT TO MAKE ONE OF THE MOST IMPACTFUL VIDEO GAMES OF THE LAST DECADE INTO A MOVE (GTA) GRAND THEFT AUTO!!!!!
Great idea! Your check is in the mail.
it's from the space... http://www.SUPERSONIC.US.COM
Classy CNN: Nice graphic of the World Trade Center buildings being destroyed.
Where can you submit scripts?
As much as I am a fan of games being made into movies (i.e. Tomb Raider, Resident Evil), this is just too doggone much. Give it a rest Hollywood. Here is an interesting thought: Get an original idea for a movie!
loved the game years ago, think its a stupid idea for a movie, and that picture just is not right.....they need to take that away
@ Snarky, Pong? Anything like beer pong?
Will they invade Uranus?
.... -Sigh- Really? That's the stupidest idea I've heard all day.Also, hard could it possibly be to write a script for this. "Aliens from space invade earth. Military defends the planet." There. Done. Can I get a check too Hollywood?
Coming soon, Shart: The Movie
Hey! Great idea hollywood. Can't wait for the pong and frogger movies too! Good god hollywood, who's the crackhead giving you these ideas and why are you listening to him?
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