Apple has today released the first official trailer for Jon S. Baird’s (Filth, Stan & Ollie) Apple Original Film Tetris, based on the true story of American video game salesman Henk Rogers and his discovery of the game of the same name that became a household name when it released in 1988.
Directed by Baird, from a script penned by Noah Pink, and starring Taron Egerton, Nikita Efremov, Sofia Lebedeva, and Anthony Boyle, Tetris tells the unbelievable story of how one of the world’s most popular video games found its way to avid players around the globe. Henk Rogers (Egerton) discovers Tetris in 1988, and then risks everything by traveling to the Soviet Union, where he joins forces with inventor Alexey Pajitnov (Nikita Efremov) to bring the game to the masses. Based on a true story, “Tetris” is a Cold War–era thriller on steroids, with double-crossing villains, unlikely heroes, and a nail-biting race to the finish.
Tetris is produced by Matthew Vaughn, Gillian Berrie, Claudia Vaughn, Len Blavatnik, and Gregor Cameron and Exec. produced by Zygi Kamasa, Carlos Peres, Iain Mackenzie, Noah Pink, Taron Egerton, Danny Cohen, Amanda Ghost, Vince Holden, Henk Rogers, Alexey Pajitnov, and Maya Rogers.
Tetris will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on March 31, 2023