Another classic title from Hasbro Gaming may finally hit the big screen. Nearly four years after its initial announcement, Hasbro and Lionsgate will reportedly bring Monopoly to life as a live-action film starring Kevin Hart (Jumanji, The Upside). Deadline reports that Hart’s Ride Along collaborator, Tim Story (Shaft, Fantastic Four) will helm the project.
There is currently no word on plot or whose script will be used. Back in 2015, a different creative team was in place with a story centering on a boy from Baltic Avenue who uses both chance and community in a quest to make his fortune—while avoiding jail time.
Hasbro’s most recent efforts to bring the board games to theaters have been met with mixed success. Another Lionsgate collaboration, Battleship, sunk at the box office, and the oft-discussed Candyland has yet to materialize. Oujia scored modest success with Universal in 2014, spawning the prequel, Ouija: Origin of Evil two years later. Last year, Ryan Reynolds revealed plans to reboot Clue.
Expect more details to arrive shortly.