WASHINGTON - APRIL 15: A Monopoly game is seen during the Monopoly U.S. National Championship tournament at Union Station April 15, 2009 in Washington, DC. 28 finalists are competing for the title of National Champion who will represent the U.S. in the World Championship in October in Las Vegas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hasbro’s Monopoly movie passes GO! Get ready for another movie taken from your kitchen table. Hasbro is creating a live action film about the classic game board, Monopoly. 

What’s next, Toss Across, Lincoln Logs and Rockem Sockem Robots? What did we learn from the success of Barbie? We learned that Hollywood likes to copy money making ideas. Insert Barbie herself, star Margo Robbie. With the success of the movie Barbie, toy company Hasbro is moving forward with Robbie’s production company Lucky Chap to create a movie version of the iconic board game. But is everyone on board? Is this the next generation of Marvel-like copy cat movies that the audience will burn out on way too soon?

Margo Robbie Plays Monopoly

According to independant.com, another game movie may send us directly to jail:

Monopoly joins a glut of toys currently being pulled from shelves and tossed onto multiplex screens, from a “grounded and gritty” take on Hot Wheels from JJ Abrams, to Lena Dunham and Lily Collins’ Polly Pocket collab, to a Rock ’Em Sock ’Em Robots film starring Vin Diesel.

You thought I was joking with Rockem Sockem Robots, didn’t you?

Hasbro’s Monopoly Movie Passes GO!

While some reports say Hasbro’s Barbie was not very bro friendly, reports say 33% of the audience was male. The Independant says: 

What should we expect from Margot Robbie’s Monopoly movie? Metaphors for the evils of capitalism? Dastardly landlords waging war on young renters? Emerald Fennell as a gender-flipped Mr Moneybags? The possibilities are endless. 

Hasbro’s Battleship Movie

This is not the first time that Hasbro attempted a movie about a famous board game. Twelve years ago, Hasbro produced Battleship. Why did it have aliens in it? Pop star Rihanna and Taylor Kitsch, the hottest leading man in Hollywood for about six months in 2011 starred. I don’t remember it either. No one did. Their Battleship was sunk at the box office, losing Universal Pictures and Hasbro $150m in the process. But don’t look down at them too much. They are the toy brand behind Transformers. 

But with the massive success of Barbie, Hasbro will try again and roll the Monopoly dice. What other movies should be made from the toys of our childhood?

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