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The first official trailer for It Came from the Desert is finally here. The movie is based off of the 1989 cult favorite video game of the same name from Cinemaware on the Amiga and later the TurboGrafx-16 console. The game is inspired by multiple 1950s B movies, but mostly takes its cues from the 1954 classic Them!, where giant mutated ants become a national threat. Now it's time for It Came from the Desert to make its big screen debut and it looks fun as hell.
Finland's Roger! Pictures is working with the original game developers, Cinemaware to produce the big screen adaptation. The horror-action-comedy started filming in 2015 and has been delayed a few times, but it looks as if we're almost ready to see some giant mutated ants take over New Mexico in this fun creature feature. 39-year old Marko Mäkilaakso (War of the Dead) directed and co-wrote It »
There really is not a whole lot we have to say about the Finnish creature feature It Came From the Desert. After a couple proofs of concept came out Canadian outfit Raven Banner jumped on board to help get it out into the world and now the official trailer is here! It Came From The Desert is an adaptation of a 1989 video game and is directed by filmmaker Marko Mäkilaakso who made War of the Dead, which was not the most favorite thing I saw on the festival circuit that year, but it is hard to screw up giant ants. Mäkilaakso directed and co-wrote with Hank Woon (Age of Dinosaurs) and Trent Haaga (68 Kill). Roger! Picture’s Teemu Virta and Alliance Media...
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