After much wondering, Cinemaware has finally come forward and properly announced the release for the 'It Came From the Desert' motion picture; a motion picture adaptation of the classic 80's game It Came From the Desert. According to Cinemaware, the development comes from Iron Sky producer Tero Kaukomaa who is filling an executive producer role on a Finnish backed, English language big screen adaptation of classic 1980s game. To go with this latest news they have recently released a debut trailer!
Finnish Roger! Pictures has entered into agreement with US-based legendary game developer Cinemaware to produce a motion picture adaptation of the classic 80's game It Came From the Desert. The action-horror-comedy tells a story of a giant mutated ants which wreak havoc in New Mexico desert. The film will also follow on the legacy of the game and tie into the original story as new characters make an appearance several decades later to discover new horrors. Roger's Teemu Virta will produce the film, and Tero Kaukomaa of the Iron Sky will be the executive producer. On the director's chair sits Marko Mäkilaakso, who also co-wrote the script with Hank Woon. It Came From the Desert is currently in pre-production for an autumn 2015 shoot and 2016 release. Canadian-based Raven Banner Entertainment heads to the EFM in Berlin with worldwide sales rights to the action-horror-comedy film.Trailer Page