Asteroids Movie Coming To The Big Screen

Universal recently won a four-way studio bidding war for the film rights to the '70s/'80s Asteroids arcade game. Matthew Lopez, who has penned the scripts for Race to Witch Mountain, Bedtime Stories and the upcoming Sorcerer's Apprentice, has been hired by Universal to write the script. Although no director has been attached as of yet, Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers, G.I. Joe) will produce.

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ps3gamerkyle3448d ago

Haha.. That's what I was thinking.

How would Universal make this?

Sev3448d ago

Well because it has no story, Universal can pretty much make it into whatever they want. Just using the Asteroids name and nostalgia factor to drive interest.

What's next Pong the Movie?

DJ3448d ago


I imagine they'll have Freddy Prince Jr. as the lead actor.

DoucheVader3448d ago

This needs Will Smith, Kevin Spacey, Heather Graham and The Rock.

DJ3448d ago

Just saw her in The Hangover. Great rack.

Kurisu3448d ago (Edited 3448d ago )

Can't wait to see this, it's going to be IMMENSE!

I hope Tetris gets a movie, too.

RedVsBlue3448d ago (Edited 3448d ago )

Whats next Hangman ?

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