SONY

Sonic The Hedgehog Is Going To Become A Movie Franchise

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Sony is planning an awesome film franchise about a blue hedgehog that runs fast.

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.

BOO BOO STEWART

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.

BENNETT SCHNEIR

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.

LEGENDARY PICTURES

WB looking to make “edgy” Hot Wheels movie “along the lines of Fast Five”

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that Legendary Pictures and Mattel want to make a Hot Wheels movie.

BAD IDEAS

FACEPALM DIGEST REPORTS: LEGO FILM IN WORKS

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(I might just be saying this because he's partying, but that costume is effing amazing.

MAJOR MATT MASON

TOM HANKS NOW IN THE TOY-MOVIE GAME

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Back in the day, half the reason companies financed movies was so they could sell a bunch of toys based on the movies.

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.

clue

STILL PRAYING GOD MURDERS HASBRO

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/02/everyone-at-hasbro-should-go-to-jail" target="_blank">Hasbro</a> has already announced production on movies based on <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=9395" target="_blank">The Ouija Board</a>, <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=9488" target="_blank">Candyland</a>, <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/02/everyone-at-hasbro-should-go-to-jail" target="_blank">Stretch Armstrong</a>, and <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=5987" target="_blank">Monopoly</a>.

PEOPLE WHO SHOULD BE BURNED FOR FUEL

EVERYONE AT HASBRO SHOULD GO TO JAIL

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Once upon a time, that a movie was just a 2-hour toy commercial was an accusation to be disputed by the filmmaker.

BAD IDEAS

SHOULDN’T SOMEONE BE EMBARRASSED?

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Formula for diversity: Two whites, a black and an Asian.

BAD IDEAS

WORST. ASSIGNMENT. EVER.

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You have to feel sorry for the "high-level writer" whom Platinum Dunes producer Brad Fuller claims to be hiring for his upcoming Ouija Board movie.

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.

brett ratner

LOOK, IT’S SPELLING T-U-R-D

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As expected when Universal's deal with Hasbro <a href="http://filmdrunk.com/post.phtml?pk=1175" target="_blank">was announced</a> a few months ago, Michael Bay's production company gearing up for some board-game-based movies.

TOY MOVIES

BROKEN ENGRISH IS FUNNY

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<a href="http://wonderdasher.blog.sohu.com/59275208.html?act=1188450448382">This guy</a> made Bumblebee from Transformers out of a KFC bucket.


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