Not so fast, Pierre Morel: you don't have the highly-coveted position of "Ouija movie director" just yet! The Taken director may be the frontrunner to direct the much-needed spooky-plank film, but the job isn't his. According to Deadline, The Losers and Stomp the Yard director Sylvain White is also on Hasbro's wishlist, as is the director of Legion and Priest, Scott Stewart. The studio is said to be looking to turn the mystery board into a National Treasure-style film somehow, but if they suddenly decide it would be better as a ludicrous action film starring the Ouija board as a religious figure that, personified, looks astonishingly like Paul Bettany, I have a pretty good idea who they're going to choose.
Peter Berg's in-production Battleship may be the board game movie drawing most of our halfhearted attention lately, but the rest of its unfortunate breed have not been forgotten. Sadly, Hasbro is still trudging forward with its film plans for more of their properties that absol... / Continue →
Having built a reputation on his ability to take an aging, self-serious actor and press him into a one-dimensional killing machine, Taken director Pierre Morel has been hired to attempt another such transformation on Sean Penn.... / Continue →
As Hasbo found out the hard way, planning a big board game party never works out. The company was so, so excited about their plans to do so many games with Universal, but sadly, once confronted with the daunting stack of boxes before them, the studio's initially piqued interest... / Continue →