Ready Player One Writer Adapts ROM

Writer Zak Penn provided the screenplay adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 1980s inspired Ready Player One for Steven Spielberg and now he’s apparently at work adapting another vintage cult classic for Paramount and Hasbro. ROM was a toy released in 1979 in response to the amazing success of Star Wars and it’s successful tie in toy [...]

Four Transformers Sequels Planned

Having hauled in over a billion dollars with Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount now has a ten year plan for continuing the lucrative franchise until Optimus Prime turns to rust.  Transformers 5 was already in development, but now Transformers 6,7 and 8 are also being plotted. The studio is even exploring plans for additional spin-offs. [...]

Disney May Be Buying Hasbro

Rumours are beginning to circulate that Disney is considering following their sensational acquisition of Lucasfilm, Marvel and Pixar with talks to acquire Toy Company Hasbro. Acquiring Hasbro would bring even more lucrative franchises ad merchandise lines within Disney’s rapidly expanding library. Transformers, My Little Pony and G.I. Joe would be just some of the lucrative [...]

Stretch Armstrong Movie Gets Director

Breck Eisner has been officially confirmed as the overly enthusiastic director of the Stretch Armstrong movie that Hasbro and Relativity Media remain intent on making.  Eisner, the director of Sahara and The Crazies, had this to say about the challenging task of turning a popular 1990’s toy into a credible action franchise: “It’s a fantastic [...]