Universal has sloughed off its board game adaptation of Monopoly but the project is still alive. Ridley Scott is still attached to direct and Heat Vision reports that screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (The People vs. Larry Flynt) will pen the script. No word if they’ll use the nutty plot that Scott discussed back in November 2009.
Monopoly was part of Universal’s deal with Hasbro but—in a sign that bodes terribly for Battleship—the studio has dropped its adaptation of not only Monopoly, but also Ouija and Gore Verbinski’s Clue. If Universal thought they had something with Battleship, why would they be ditching their other board game properties left and right? However, none of these projects are dead since Hasbro is still funding their development.
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