Category: Coming Soon
Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017 04:16
While popular console games like Tomb Raider, Assassin’s Creed, and Hitman have all been awarded their own Hollywood versions over the years, board games have enjoyed little success on the silver screen. Jumanji is perhaps the only notable board game-based movie out there in terms of critical acclaim, and that’s not even an adaptation of a real game- although it would be amazingly cool if it was. Luckily, though, that is all about to change, as a movie about the classic board game Monopoly is going to be on its way to a cinema near you in the next few years.
It stands to reason that it should be the classic property game developed by Hasbro that would warrant its own high-budget shot at becoming a huge blockbuster. The complex family game has been played by over 1 billion people worldwide, and has been published in 47 languages and sold in 114 countries.
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