Atari is teaming up with 20th Century Fox for a bigscreen adaptation of the 1980s arcade game Missile Command. Oy vey! What would James Cameron have to /james-cameron-disses-battleship/say? Yesterday, the filmmaker criticized Hollywood's inclination to make films based on games, namely Battleship.

According to Variety, Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama are adapting the project.

With Missile Command, the scribes have little to adapt beyond a title to build a plot around and a Cold War-heavy scenario of players having to defend their cities from being destroyed by a rain of missiles.

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No production date has been set.