The classic board game CLUE from Hasbro Entertainment, is preparing its return to the big screen, and what's more, it will come to the small screen too! This through a agreement signed between Hasbro and Sony's TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Televisionfor the film and TV rights of the popular game.

Clue, the famous game was launched in 1949, and has sold more than 150 million copies worldwide. In the game, players try to determine who killed Mr. Boddy, with suspects ranging from Colonel Mustard to Miss Scarlett and weapons ranging from a lead pipe to a rope.

Variety shares the statement sent to the media by Zev Foreman and Gabriel Marano, the heads of Hasbro's film division:

“Sony is the perfect partner to adapt a property as culturally impactful and mysterious as 'Clue.' Nicole Brown, Katherine Pope and their teams are tremendous creative collaborators and ideal partners in helping us discover, after 75 years, whether it was Colonel “Mustard the one who was in the greenhouse with the candelabra.”

The popular board game, known in Mexico as Who is guilty?had its first live-action big screen adaptation in 1985, with the comedy becoming a cult classic directed by Jonathan Lynn, and starring a great cast, including Tim Curry, Christopher Llyod, Eileen Brennan, Madeline Kahn and Michael McKean.

Subsequently, 20th Century Studios tried to develop a new remake version with Ryan Reynolds that did not come to fruition.

As for the small screen, Clue had a miniseries aired on The Hub (now Discovery Family) in 2011.

Other Hasbro IPs that have had life beyond the table are Transformers, G.I. Joe, Dungeons & Dragonsy Magic: The Gathering.


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