Insomniac Games have announced that their popular Ratchet & Clank game will be transformed into a movie, due to hit theaters in 2015. The company’s community lead James Stevenson revealed in a statement “One of the biggest questions we've gotten in the last few years is 'When are you going to make a Ratchet & Clank movie? The truth is, we've wanted to do a movie for a long time! Ratchet & Clank's action, humor and galaxy-spanning adventures have really been the basis for a fantastic game series, and we think it’d translate perfectly to the big screen.”

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The production companies Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment will be working on the movie. The first foray into film for Rainmaker came with the Weinstein Company-backed Escape From Planet Earth, whilst Blockade have previously created a trailer for Electronic Arts’ Dante’s Inferno. TJ Fixman, who has written all of the Ratchet & Clank games, will also be penning the movie, revealed in their report today (April 23, 2013).

Insomniac Games will have a “hands-on” role in the movie’s production, they report. A movie announcement teaser was released online, which sees the stars of the game angering their animators, who make them dance to dub-step and remove their clothes in front of the cameras. The teaser ends with the line “never mess with the animators.”