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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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A Barney Movie Is Coming from Mattel Films and Daniel Kaluuya

Mattel and production companies 59% and Valparaiso Pictures have announced a partnership to develop a live-action Barney movie based on Mattel’s iconic loveable, purple dinosaur. Mattel Films will co-produce the Barney movie alongside Academy Award nominee Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Black Panther), Rowan Riley and Amandla Crichlow at 59%, as well as Valparaiso’s David Carrico, Adam …

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Mattel and Blumhouse Team on a Magic 8 Ball Movie

Outlook good! Mattel today announced a partnership with Academy Award-nominated production company Blumhouse Productions to create a live-action feature film based on the iconic, fortune-telling Magic 8 Ball, selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 greatest toys of all time. The film will be directed by Jeff Wadlow, whose previous work includes notable …

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