Posts Tagged: MONOPOLY

BOARD GAMES

WWE Monopoly Is Here And Yes, They Made AJ Lee The Cheapest Property

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WWE Monopoly suddenly exists, and lets you buy WWE superstars in place of property. Just like real wrestling promoters!

BAZOOKA JOE

‘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.

BOARD GAMES

Let’s Riot: Monopoly Is Getting Rid Of Jail Because Of Your Dumb Kids

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Jail has been removed from certain editions of Monopoly for the dumbest of reasons.

MONOPOLY

Jon Stewart: 'Damn You, Internet, And Your Insatiable Love Of Cats!'

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Hasbro recently held an internet vote to decide what its new Monopoly game piece would be. I'll give you one guess as to what the internet chose.

BOARD GAMES

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.

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To Celebrate The Opening Of 'Battleship', Here Are All The Parodies We Have

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In case you hadn't noticed from the ads all over this page, Battleship is showing in theaters in North America now.

Crap

Ridley Scott’s Monopoly is ‘a nightmare of greed’

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One of the great mysteries of Hollywood is how Hasbro and Universal got a respected director like Ridley Scott, who has three Best Director Oscar noms, a Best Picture, a knighthood, and presumably a lot of money already, to agree to direct a movie about a board game.

BRIAN GOLDNER

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE KILL YOURSELF.

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<a href="http://www.collider.com/2009/08/06/exclusive-hasbro-ceo-brian-goldner-video-interview-monopoly-candy-land-battleship-stretch-armstrong-more/" target="_blank">Collider</a> recently got the chance to talk to Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner, the guy behind the idea to make movies out of boardgames.

ALDOUS HUXLEY

BRAVE NEW WORLD, WHERE RIDLEY DIRECTS ALL

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Ridley Scott, who just last week was announced as the director of an <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/07/ridley-scott-to-direct-alien-prequel" target="_blank">Alien prequel</a>, is now said to be adapting everyone's favorite high school English book Brave New World for Universal.

BAD IDEAS

NOPE, STILL SOUNDS REEEALLY STUPID

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Hasbro is spending a bunch of money making a series of shameless, two-hour commercials for their toys, and CEO Bryan Goldner recently tried to defend his decision.

BAD IDEAS

THE BLADE RUNNER OF MONOPOLY MOVIES

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When a studio flack called something "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=5433" target="_blank">Lord of the Flies meets Children of Men</a>" last week, I thought the search for the world's lamest shorthand pitch was over.

Crap

BOARD GAMES ARE HOT COMMODITIES

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Universal has signed a six-year deal with Hasbro.


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