Sony Pix to bring back arcade video game fun with 'Pixels'

MUMBAI: Sony Pix is all geared up to air the television premiere of Pixels. The comedy movie inspired by a arcade video game of the same name will air on 28 February at 1 pm with a repeat telecast at 9 pm.

The disaster comedy full of twists features iconic video game characters like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders.

Based on the original short film by Patrick Jean, the action-comedy is directed by Chris Columbus and is produced by Adam Sandler, Chris Columbus, Mark Radcliffe, and Allen Covert.

As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner played by Adam Sandler, Will Cooper enacted by Kevin James, Ludlow Lamonsoff played by Josh Gad, and Eddie played by Peter Dinklag has saved the world thousands of times. They do it for real in Pixels. When intergalactic aliens discover video feeds of classic arcade games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth, using the video games as the models for their assaults and now U.S. President Cooper must call on his old-school arcade friends to save the world from being destroyed by the characters. Joining them is Lt. Col. Violet Van Patten played by Michelle Monaghan, a specialist supplying the arcaders with unique weapons to fight the aliens.

This movie will also give the fans to see Peter Dinklage in a completely different avatar.

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