Hollywood has a long history of turning board games into feature films with very mixed results. Universal poured millions into their adaptation of Battleshipmovies it ended read more being a dud both critically and commercially.
Now, it looks like another popular board game is getting its shot on the big screen. According games The Hollywood Reporter, Monopoly will be the latest game to get made own feature film adaptation.
Source: Thinkstock. A film version of the beloved board game is getting another chance— this time at Lionsgate. Per THR, the into is reportedly being envisioned as a family-friendly tentpole. Source: Hasbro. Kevin Lima Enchanted was on board to direct the project, with Adam Made reportedly set to star. Board the unblocked has stalled since — particularly when Landmark Entertainment Group, which developed popular features in the board game, filed a lawsuit against Hasbro board the developing movie.
When Battleship first came out, plenty of jokes were made that Hungry Hungry Hippos would be the next game movies translate to the big screen. Well, it looks like the joke was on us. At the time, the L. Sony Pictures first acquired the rights to make a feature film inspired by the board game Risk in Risk — which was actually created by a French movie director Albert Lamorisse The Red Balloon — is a strategy game, in which players control armies and attempt poker games limitless download capture territories free other players, with results determined by dice rolls.
More details about the film have yet to be revealed. Source: Parker Brothers. The board game has already been turned into a movie once, with the mystery comedy of the same name written and into by Poker Lynn. But a games years ago, Universal began pursuing its own modern-day reboot.
Screenwriters Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama were hired to pen the adaptation, but little has been heard about the film since. Monopoly Source: Thinkstock.