Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films has closed a deal to
partner with Atari to produce and
finance two feature films based on Centipede
and Missile Command,
the classic arcade game properties. Randall Emmett and George Furla will produce,
and Atari, Stephen Belafonte, Wayne Marc Godfrey and Robert Jones will be
executive producers on the film projects. Both of the shooter games launched in
1980 during what was considered a golden age of video arcade games.