‘Monopoly’ Origins Movie In The Works
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Hollywood adapting board games into feature films isn’t exactly a new practice, but it’s one that has hardly been used. We’ve recently seen films based on popular board games like Battleship and Ouija. So it only makes sense that a film based on Monopoly would be in the works. Ridley Scott was actually attached to direct the film over at Universal, but plans fell through, and then Lionsgate picked up the rights with Andrew Niccol set to write the script, and has been in development since 2009.

While the development of that film has been slow going, it appears another Monopoly-related film, separate from the one over at Lionsgate, has picked up some steam. According to a new report, the producer of Little Miss Sunshine is now attached to work on the origins of the board game. More on the story below.

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