EXCLUSIVE: Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films has sealed a understanding to partner with Atari to furnish and financial dual underline films formed on Centipede and Missile Command, a classical arcade diversion properties. Randall Emmett and George Furla will produce, and Atari, Stephen Belafonte, Wayne Marc Godfrey and Robert Jones will be executive producers on a film projects.
Both of a shooter games launched in 1980 during what was deliberate a golden age of video arcade games. In Centipede, players battled opposite a widespread military that enclosed a pretension critters, spiders, scorpions and fleas. In Missile Command, players had to strengthen 6 California cities from a fusillade of ballistic missiles. Accomplished players could be on these games for hours; we always seemed to be fishing my slot for quarters, too often. These are positively a branded sci-fi properties film companies covet; a plea for a producers will be to emanate a account arc while gripping total a enthusiasm of floating things up.
Atari CEO Fred Chesnais pronounced a association was “thrilled to partner with Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films to rise underline films formed on dual of a many dear titles. Centipede and Missile Command are partial of Atari’s forlorn and abounding library of renouned games and we can't wait to see a cinema come to life.”
Emmett called a games “immensely renouned titles have been enjoyed by generations of gamers worldwide. We demeanour brazen to a really successful partnership and to bringing Centipede and Missile Command to a large screen.”
E/F/O is in post-production on a Martin Scorsese-directed Silence and recently wrapped a Elliott Lester-directed Arnold Schwarzenegger/Scoot McNairy starrer 478, that Emmett and Furla furnish with Darren Aronofsky. The association only wrapped Marauders, a Steven C. Miller-directed play that stars Bruce Willis. Martin Barab of Hamrick Evans brokered a understanding for EFO.
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