Even with Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
and G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra
ready to heat up the big screen this summer, Hasbro is not about to rest on its laurels: the toy company announced a Stretch Armstrong
film, slated for a 2011 release.
"'Stretch Armstrong' couldn’t be in more capable hands than Imagine and Hasbro," Chairman of Universal Pictures Marc Shmuger said in a press release. "We're so excited to bring this iconic property to audiences around the world in April of 2011."
"When Hasbro signed the multi-year strategic partnership with Universal, it was one more powerful example of our commitment to re-imagine, re-invent and re-ignite our incredible brands beyond traditional toys and games," said Brian Goldner, Hasbro’s President and CEO.
) is the flick's scribe, with Brian Grazer
set to produce.
And that's not even the beginning of Hasbro's "toy movie" plans, if you believe the reports. Ridley Scott
) is attached to a "Monopoly
" project; Kevin Lima
) is set to direct "Candy Land
" with a script by Etan Cohen
); Gore Verbinski
will try to top the last Clue movie
with one of his own
; and "Battleship" will be directed by Peter Berg
Last, but not least, Michael Bay
will produce "Ouija." The Ouija board tells us this will lead to one thing:
So what movie sounds the best? Which one will you avoid like the hotel on Boardwalk? Let us know in the comments!
Story by Casey Johnson
Starpulse.com contributing writer