The new “Tetris” movie chronicles how Henk Rogers secured distribution rights to the Russian game in the 1980s and tied its introduction to Nintendo’s handheld Game Boy. It went on to mesmerize gamers around the world on countless gaming platforms.
“There was a documentary on BBC going way back,” Rogers said. “Time goes by and somebody saw the documentary and said, ‘Wow, that would make a movie.’ And they contacted me, ‘Would you like a movie done about your life?’ And I said, ‘Ah, not really.’ But then my daughter said, ‘You know what? You should do it.’ So she convinced me.”
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