Taron Egerton, actor who participated in movies such as the series Kingsman and it was the Elton John in Rocketman, has now been cast in another biopic dedicated to the co-creator of Tetris. The actor thirty-year-old will play Dutch businessman of video games, Henk Rogers in a film about the legal battles that have characterised the game at the end of the ’80s.

Henk was involved in a dispute with an agency computer programming of the soviet union and software companies controlled by the deceased media magnate Robert Maxwell and his son Kevin, and, following a series of files, managed to secure the intellectual property rights to the successful game on the Nintendo Game Boy in himself and his creator, Alexey Pajitnov.

The film, which will be simply called “Tetris”, will be directed by the director of Laurel & Hardy, Jon S. Baird and is supported by producers including Leonard Blavatnik and Matthew Vaughn. Apparently the filming will start between the other in September, always in compliance with regulations now in force with regard to the health emergency by Coronavirus. For now, we only know of the main role of Egerton, but stay tuned with us for more information on the cast.


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