Chris Columbus directed from a script by Tim Dowling and Tim Herlihy. The film is based on the award-winning short film by Patrick Jean.
James plays the President of the United States, who calls upon his childhood best friend (Sandler) and a team of legendary games to save the planet from an alien invasion featuring popular video game characters such as Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and many others.
Sandler (Happy Madison) and Columbus (1492 Films) produced the movie with Mark Radcliffe, and Allen Covert, while executive producers are Barry Bernardi, Michael Barnathan, Jack Giarraputo, Heather Parry, Steve Koren, Benjamin Darras, Johnny Alves, Matias Boucard, Seth Gordon, Ben Waisbren, Herlihy and Jean.
Sony will release “Pixels” on July 24, so get your quarters ready and in the meantime, watch the first trailer below.