There are already complaints that Hollywood seems to have run out of ideas, thanks to all the prequels, sequels and reboots the industry seems so focused on.
However, here's something that should leave almost everyone scratching their heads: the upcoming Tetris movie will now become a trilogy.
That's right, Hollywood plans on making not just one, but three movies about Tetris, a video game that has no protagonist and is based solely around stacking different shaped bricks on top of each other.
It's bad enough that someone thought Tetris should become a movie, but a trilogy? Where does such a crazy idea originate?
Apparently, those making the movie think that the story of Tetris is just too big for a single film.
"The story we conceived is so big," producer Larry Kasanoff said to Empire. "This isn't us splitting the last one of our eight movies in two to wring blood out of the stone. It's just a big story."
The Tetris movies are sci-fi, although anyone who has played Tetris probably wonders exactly how that will work. Will the blocks become characters? Will the plot consist of them fitting with other blocks that will all have personalities of their own? Will they become part of some huge social experiment about how some personalities were just never meant to join together?
Kasanoff did confirm that the movie will feature more than just the blocks (although it seems they are a part of the story). At this point, that's almost disappointing.
"We're not going to have blocks with feet running around the movie," he said. "But it's great that people think so. It sets the bar rather low!"
It almost seems like this movie trilogy will just serve as a large tax write-off for the studio, right? Still, everyone involved seems serious that this is something that the movie-going public really wants to see.
"We want the story to be a surprise, but it's a big science-fiction movie," Kasanoff said. "I came up with the idea as I was thinking about Tetris and the theme of creating order out of chaos."
In the meantime, the studio has started the film's casting process. It's likely to expect unknown actors in what will surely become a straight-to-DVD or streaming franchise. Kasanoff promises, though, that the movie is not what people might think, which means that it probably has nothing to do with Tetris at all, and maybe, if moviegoers are lucky, the only thing it borrows from the video game is its name.