Yet one other basic board sport is being changed into a film, as Hunger Games studio Lionsgate is making a Monopoly movie, and now we have discovered who will star in it.
Actor and comic Kevin Hart, who has made headlines lately for his previous tweets that acquired him fired as the newest Oscars host, will star in a live-action model of the board sport that destroys relationships and household bonds.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie has been within the works for more than a decade already, and it has been by means of what’s described as a “hellish development process.” The newest script is alleged to contain a lady and her younger son who return in time to thwart a corrupt businessman. Whether or not that is nonetheless the story for this latest model with Hart is unclear.
When the film was officially announced in 2015, Lionsgate launched a synopsis that’s both the perfect or the worst relying in your perspective. Here it’s:
“The story centers on a boy from Baltic Avenue who uses both Chance and Community in a quest to make his fortune, taking him on a fun, adventure-filled journey. It’s about making your own luck, what makes you truly rich and, of course, avoiding Jail time!”
It was beforehand introduced that Andrew Niccol, who picked up an Academy Award nomination for The Truman Show, would write the screenplay for the Monopoly film, nevertheless it’s not clear if he stays connected. According to a press launch, the film might be a “big, crowd-pleasing event film.”
Lionsgate goes on to say that the Monopoly film might be “a film for all ages, visually sumptuous, heartwarming, and full of action and adventure.”
Monopoly is simply the newest board sport to be spun right into a film. The Peter Berg-directed Battleship film starring Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Liam Neeson, and Taylor Kitsch, was launched in 2012. Before that, there have been movies primarily based on Dungeons & Dragons, Ouija, and Clue. Looking forward, motion pictures primarily based on Tetris and Catan are within the works.
As for Hart, one in all his subsequent large motion pictures is the sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which can be primarily based on a board sport.