It Came from the Desert (2015) - Teaser Trailer
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy, Adventure
Cast: Ari Savonen, Mark Arnold, Harry Lister Smith, Petri Aulin, Larry Wayne, Vanessa Grasse, Jukka Valtanen, Walker Orner, Michael Majalahti, Jose Leonardo Garcia Torres, Kristina Karjalainen, Millie Smith, Alex Mills, Joanas Salin, James Alper, L.J. Ruth, Callum McGowan, Christy Fabbri, Ross Ellis, Rob Drex, Claudia Trujillo, Perry Norton, Andrew Horton, Rick Shockley, Aino Sirje, Genevieve Barr, Gregory Rowbottom, Jose Varela, Juha-Pekka Mikkola
Director(s): Marko Mäkilaakso, Marko Mäkilaakso
Roger! Pictures is spearheading the movie adaptation of the popular Amiga game It Came From the Desert titled It Came from the Desert (2015). This new movie is going to be an action horror comedy that takes place a few decades after the game"s storyline. Raven Banner Entertainment has already snatched up the rights and Marko Makilaakso is set to direct the new film.
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From the Press Release:
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.
An early teaser trailer for upcoming feature film 'IT CAME FROM THE DESERT'. The film is planned to be shot in autumn 2015 and release in 2016. Follow the progress on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itcame
BASED ON THE ORIGINAL VIDEOGAME BY CINEMAWARE
It Came From The Desert videogames & concept ©1989-2015 Cinemaware. It Came From The Desert is a trademark of Cinemaware. All rights reserved. Trademark used under license. via Roger! Pictures
Synopsis:A pulpy, action monster movie, inspired by Cinemaware's cult 1980s video game "It Came from the Desert". A nostalgic tribute to creature features from the 1950's, It Came From The Desert features rival motocross heroes and heroines, kegger parties in the desert, secret underground military bases, romantic insecurities...and of course giant ants.