Adam Sandler's Video Game Movie Pixels Gets New Trailer

In theaters July 24.


Sony Pictures on Tuesday released a new trailer for Adam Sandler's video game movie, Pixels, and it's just as over-the-top as the first one.

The movie sees a variety of iconic gaming characters, including Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, attacking earth after misinterpreting arcade games as a declaration of war against them. It stars Sandler, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage, and Josh Gad as "Arcaders" tasked with saving the world.

Pixels, based on a popular short film, was previously expected to hit theaters in May, but is now due on July 24. Harry Potter and Home Alone's Chris Columbus is directing the movie.

Pixels is just one of many video game movies in development. Ubisoft has a total of six films in the pipeline, including movies based on Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs, and Splinter Cell. Meanwhile, Sony is making a Last of Us movie, Konami is moving forward on a film based on Metal Gear Solid, Blizzard Entertainment has its Warcraft movie, and an Angry Birds film is scheduled for 2016. Capcom is also working on new Dead Rising and Resident Evil movies.

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