Fox is developing an animated series adaptation of Hasbro’s hint
While another film iteration with Ryan Reynolds (Dead Pool) is still trying to get Hasbro’s legendary board game going Note Fox tries again to develop a serial adaptation of the Mystery property.
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“‘Colonel Mustard … at the Conservatory … with the lead pipe,'” Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment for FOX Entertainment, said in a statement. “If you just hear these colorful sentences, you will immediately know what they mean – and you won’t be left puzzled as to why Note is one of the most popular board games of all time. We couldn’t be more excited to co-develop it as an animated series with eOne and Bento Box. “
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Encapsulation of the exciting and exciting dynamic that has made Note The project has been a worldwide sensation for more than seven decades and is jointly produced by FOX Entertainment, eOne and Bento Box Entertainment, which also serve as an animation studio.
“We are delighted to be working again with our great partners at FOX and Bento Box on this exciting new series,” said Pancho Mansfield, president of eOne for Global Scripted Programming, in a statement. “Note is a Whodunit icon who exudes mystery and intrigue and has fans all over the world. We can’t wait to bring our reinterpreted animated version to the public. “
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Note, originally Murder! called, was launched in 1949 and invented by the Englishman Anthony E. Pratt, who developed the game during World War II to pass the time during lengthy air raid exercises and who dealt with the murder of Mr. Boddy, the game’s host , deals with “Dinner Party” where players must unravel various clues to determine who among the six guests at the party – Professor Plum, Colonel Mustard, Miss Scarlett, Ms. Peacock, Mr. Green and Dr. Orchid – who committed the crime.
The legendary board game was first adapted for the big screen in 1985 with the cult classic Tim Curry in the lead role, followed by a 2011 miniseries adaptation by The Hub. A remake of the film has been in the works for over a decade, first at Universal Pictures before moving internally to Hasbro, then to 20th Century Fox, where Reynolds landed as a star after several years of development Dead Pool writes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick and later Jason Bateman (Ozark) Have conversations in order to act and direct. While Bateman would step down from directing (and possibly acting) the remake, the renamed 20th Century Studios would continue to operate and begin talks with James Bobin (Dora and the lost city of gold) last February.