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Polly Pocket Movie to Star Lily Collins

Mattel, Inc. announced today plans to develop Polly Pocket, Mattel’s popular micro-doll line, into a live-action motion picture. Mattel Films is working with Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), Lena Dunham’s production company Good Thing Going, and Lily Collins on the project. Dunham (Industry, Girls) will also write and direct the family comedy with Collins (Emily in …

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Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots Movie to Star Vin Diesel

Mattel announced today plans to develop Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, the classic tabletop game (check price at Amazon) featuring battling robots, into a live-action motion picture. Mattel Films is working with Universal Pictures and Vin Diesel’s production company, One Race Films, on the project. Diesel will also star in the film. Mattel Films will …

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Thomas & Friends Movie to Be Directed by Marc Forster

Mattel and production company 2Dux² today announced plans to develop a Thomas & Friends movie. The film will be based on the global franchise about the iconic blue engine. Mattel Films and 2Dux² will bring Thomas & Friends to life through a four-quadrant family adventure that blends live-action and animation. Mattel Films will co-produce the …

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Mattel and Universal Developing Wishbone Movie

Mattel and Universal Pictures are teaming up to develop the live-action motion picture Wishbone, based on the hit television series from the nineties about the iconic Jack Russell terrier. Wishbone is the first theatrical film collaboration between Mattel Films and Universal Pictures and the ninth Mattel Films project in development. Mattel Films will produce Wishbone …

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