Mobile game ‘Fruit Ninjas’ headed to the big screen

It”s the world we live in. First, there was Angry Birds. Then came Pokemon Go. And now, a game about a knife-wielding man with a vendetta against fruit is being turned into a movie.

THR.com is reporting that the popular mobile phone game Fruit Ninja is headed to the big screen. The script will be written by J.P. Lavin and Chad Damiani. It”s being produced by New Line.

According to the publication, Fruit Ninja will center around a “team of misfits” who become Fruit Ninjas to save the world. How all those components work together, we”ll just have to wait and see.

Released in 2010, Fruit Ninjas is among the most popular mobile games of all time. In September 2015, the game passed the 1 billion download mark, rarified air for or mobile application or game.  

No release date has been announced for Fruit Ninjas.