A few weeks ago Universal renounced plans to turn Hasbro's CLUE game into a Gore Verbinski directed film.
Now comes word that the studio has nixed another game-to-screen adaptation: its OUIJA movie.
Insiders tell Vulture that Ouija, an adaptation of the magical board that was to be produced by Michael Bay and directed by McG, has been put in turnaround.
Insiders say that Bay and McG are taking meetings with other studios next week to drum up interest.
...says Vulture HERE.
I wonder if this has anything to do with the relatively icy reception of trailers for their costly BATTLESHIP adaptation (see it HERE), or the generally tepid reaction to the studios' recent COWBOYS AND ALIENS? Notably, Universal recently killed Guillermo del Toro's AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS adaption, as well and an uber-adaptation of Stephen King's THE DARK TOWER. Interesting times...
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