Universal

‘Ouija’ Has A Trailer. Haha, Remember Board Game Movies?

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The dead board game movie genre comes back to haunt the living in 'Ouija.'

#video games

‘Angry Birds Transformers’ Seeks The Avian Allspark

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'Angry Birds Transformers' is not a joke, and will be coming soon. Really. We looked it up.

#STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

Did Hasbro Accidentally Reveal The Third ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off?

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At a recent media event, Hasbro announced their 'Star Wars' toy lines through 2020, possibly revealing the title of the third spin-off. Someone as Hasbro is getting force-choked.

#Guardians of the Galaxy

Here’s Our First Look At The ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Action Figures

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Here's the first look at Hasbro's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Marvel Legends Infinite Series 6-inch action figures. We must possess Rocket Raccoon.

Universal

‘Stretch Armstrong’ loses studio backer, death of the toy movie imminent?

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Relativity Media has pulled out of the <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/02/everyone-at-hasbro-should-go-to-jail" target="_blank">long-planned</a> Stretch Armstrong movie, their collaboration with Hasbro that was supposed to be coming out in April but never made it to production.

PARAMOUNT

The Original ‘GI Joe: The Rise Of Cobra’ Writers Are Suing Paramount For $23 Million

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I won’t pretend like GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra was the best movie that we’ve ever seen.

STRETCH ARMSTRONG

Movies Based On Hungry Hungry Hippos, Monopoly, And Action Man Just Got Financed

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Hasbro has signed a deal with Emmett/Furla Films to produce movies based on Hungry Hungry Hippos, Monopoly, and Action Man. So we have parody posters.

Transformers 4

Michael Bay Will Choose His ‘Transformers 4′ Assistant From A Doritos Contest

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From the very beginning, the Michael Bay Tranformers saga has been more entertaining than he probably ever intended.

TOY MOVIES

Good news, everyone, Stretch Armstrong is back on!

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It seemed like not so long ago that Universal and Hasbro execs were riding high on a wave of cocaine as big as the Chrysler building, greenlighting movies based on as many board games as they could remember.

TOY MOVIES

Sony, Adam Sandler, Hasbro teaming up to make a Tonka Truck movie

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After Battleship bombed and Universal mostly <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/02/universal-is-getting-out-of-the-board-game-business" target="_blank">nixed</a> their <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/08/shocker-universal-drops-ouija-board-movie" target="_blank">plans</a> for a bunch of board game movies (notably <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/01/the-most-devastating-taylor-lautner-news-youll-read-all-year" target="_blank">Stretch Armstrong</a>, starring Taylor Lautner), you might have thought this toys-becoming-movies trend was on its way out.

PARAMOUNT

GI Joe pushed back to March 2013 because Paramount just heard about 3D

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As if it wasn't already bad enough that they're probably going to kill off Channing Tatum in<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/04/trailer-for-gi-joe-retaliation-rip-sgt-c-tates" target="_blank"> the first five minutes</a>, GI Joe: Retaliation, directed by Jon M.

#TRAILERS

Here Is Everything Rihanna Says in 'Battleship'

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Did you think we were done with But that's not what we're here for.

Hasbro

Hasbro are total dicks

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Turning movies into two-hour <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/tag/hasbro" target="_blank">commercials for their stupid toys</a> is more than enough for me to hate Hasbro, but apparently they've also been siccing their lawyers on sites that give them free advertising.

#TRAILERS

New Battleship Clips: A Warning From Rihanna And Brooklyn Decker’s Quest For A Burrito

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We don't know which is weirder: that Universal sunk over $200 million into a movie about the board game battleship or that it <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/04/uh-oh-battleship-1-in-24-of-26-countries">opened in the #1 spot</a> in 24 out of 26 countries overseas.

Universal

Universal is getting out of the board game business

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Hasbro and Universal: A Match Made in Candy Hell There's a <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2012/02/universal-hasbro-candy-land-stretch-armstrong.html">really interesting story over at NY Mag</a> about the colossal failure of the partnership between Hasbro and Universal.

Universal

The Most Devastating Taylor Lautner News You’ll Read All Year

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With Battleship set to open on May 18, it would seem that Universal is full steam ahead (*tugboat horn*) with the threat of producing a series of films based on Hasbro games.




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