Apple Original film 'Tetris' set to premeire at SXSW
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"Tetris" will premiere worldwide in March at South by Southwest 2023 and will launch on Apple TV+ soon.
The film follows Henk Rogers, a video game salesman, on a quest to acquire the rights to Tetris. Taron Egerton ("Rocketman,") stars as Rogers.
Nikita Efremov stars as Alexey Pajitnov, the Russian-born American game developer responsible for creating Tetris in Soviet-era Russia.
The announcement was made on Twitter by the official Tetris Twitter account.
#Tetris, a new Apple Original Film, is based on the incredible true story of one of the most iconic video games in the world.— Tetris (@Tetris_Official) February 1, 2023
Premiering worldwide at @SXSW. Coming soon to @AppleTVPlus! pic.twitter.com/kV4wWFkWmR
Apple had acquired the rights to "Tetris" in November 2020.
"Tetris" joins Apple's ever-growing lineup of original films, including thriller "Sharper," animated comedy "Luck," and Will Smith's "Emancipation."