Josh Gad is also set to star in the pic with Sandler’s Happy Madison shingle producing. Chris Columbus is directing the pic.
Story is an adaptation of Patrick Jean’s short film, which depicted popular ’80s videogame characters attacking New York City. The movie follows a group of videogame experts who are recruited by the government to help deal with the threat.
Dinklage can be seen next in “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and is also set to star in the Paramount pic “O’ Lucky Day.” The fourth season of “Game of Thrones” bows on April 6.
He is repped by CAA, manager David Ginsberg, and attorney Karl Austin. TheWrap first reported the news.