Fruit Ninja mobile game confirmed to be turned into a movie


Developer Halfbrick is sitting on a gold mine, as their mobile game Fruit Ninja achieved more than 1 billion downloads on all platforms. Following in the footsteps of other giants in the mobile industry, such as Rovio, Halfbrick plans to turn its Fruit Ninja smash hit into a movie.

It all started back in May when rumors about developer Halfbrick trying to find Hollywood players interested in bringing its Fruit Ninja mobile game to bigger screens emerged online.

Well, it appears that Halfbrick's search was fruitful, as New Line Cinema has decided to acquire the rights to turn Fruit Ninja mobile game into a movie.

It will be produced by Tripp Vinson, the same person who produced New Line Cinema's movies Journey to the Center of the Earth and San Andreas.

Another interesting piece of information that surfaced recently is the fact that the script is being written by J.P. Lavin and Chad Damiani, the same names behind another hilarious project, How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack.

According to the latest hearsay, the story of the upcoming Fruit Ninja movie follows “a team of misfits who are recruited to become Fruit Ninjas in order to save the world.”

Unfortunately, that's all we have for now, so it remains to determine who's going to direct the movie, the cast, as well as the release date. Also, the name of the movie hasn't been decided yet, so it might not come as Fruit Ninja – The Movie.

If you haven't tried out the game yet, Fruit Ninja is available for free on both the Android and iOS platform. Moreover, a VR version of the game was released for HTC Vive, and another one for Xbox 360.

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11 Comments

1. Unordinary unregistered

For f**ks sake.....

2. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Fruit Ninja movie... ? Hilarious, but it's too early to judge it.

3. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

You never know, might be good... I enjoyed the Battleships movie :D

4. yUlek

Posts: 57; Member since: May 14, 2014

Is there somebody who still plays Fruit Ninja? I thought its prime time was 2010-2011?

5. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

I hope they don't sell out. Rated R or nothing.

6. Junito

Posts: 144; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Talk about desperation and wanting to waste money.

7. Fona13A unregistered

All the decent famous people are dropping like flies while other scum of the earth live long enough to produce this tripe.

8. XperiaG

Posts: 178; Member since: Jun 06, 2016

How... is... possible?? a movie of Fruit Ninja?? smh.

9. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

and whats next? "Flappy Bird the Movie"?

10. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Even tho people had the same reaction when they announced the Angry Birds movie, I very much enjoyed it. Let's see what it has to offer before dismissal

11. Fona13A unregistered

Nothing good because at least birds add comedy relief, this is just a forgettable adaptation of a forgettable game.

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