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After attempting to turn several of its top toy franchises into films at Universal, Hasbro is going the more independent route, pairing up with Emmett/Furla Films to get Monopoly, Hungry Hungry…
After deciding to make its adaptation of Hasbro boardgame Ouija a low-budget pic, Universal Pictures has recruited the team of Juliet Snowden and Stiles White to rewrite and helm it.
Sony Pictures Animation, Happy Madison Prods. and Hasbro are teaming to bring the latter company's toy Tonka trucks to the bigscreen in a fully animated movie that will be written by Fred Wolf.
Overlong and underwritten even by the standards of summer f/x extravaganzas, this "Battleship" will nonetheless float with many on the strength of its boyish, eager-to-please razzle-dazzle.
Universal's "Battleship" is ready to set sail with the Coca-Cola Co., Subway and Kraft enlisting to serve as the actioner's primary promotional partners.
"Ouija" is reaching out from the beyond -- Universal has pulled the pic from turnaround by slashing the budget and attaching "Paranormal Activity" shingle Blumhouse to help produce the cut-price…
Hasbro is in final talks with Columbia Pictures and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison banner to develop "Candy Land," a live-action movie based on the bestselling Hasbro boardgame with Sandler attached to…
Relativity Media is partnering with Hasbro to bring Stretch Armstrong to the bigscreen.
Liam Neeson is joining the cast of Universal's "Battleship" alongside Alexander Skarsgard, Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker and Rihanna.
Rihanna will make her feature film debut in Universal's "Battleship" alongside Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch.