Daily Archives: August 7, 2009

More Games, More Movies

Source: Collider

Hasbro are the toy makers behind “Transformers” which has gone on to be a successful movie franchise starring Shia LaBeouf. Hasbro CEO, Brian Goldner, recently talked about some upcoming projects that include bringing board games to the big screen. “Candy Land”, “Monopoly”, and “Battleship” are among the list mentioned. This would not be the first Hasbro board game-to-movie adaptation, in 1985 “Clue: The Movie” was made starring Tim Curry. In fact, according to Variety, a remake of “Clue” is being made with “Pirates of the Caribbean” director Gore Verbinski attached. Click on the link below to watch the full interview with Hasbro’s CEO for more details including some news on “Stretch Armstrong”.

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J.J. Abrams and “Alias” execs join forces for MI:4

Source: Variety

“Mission Impossible: IV” already has its producers set with J.J. Abrams and Tom Cruise, now the writers have been chosen as well. Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec will be writing the script for “M:I 4”. Both Applebaum and Nemec have worked with Abrams before as co-executive producers on the ABC show “Alias”. Read the full article on Variety.

Go “Alias” Alumni!

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