Hasbro Studios TV reveals
Fans of Transformers, My Little Pony and Dungeons & Dragons are going to have extra methods to expertise their favourite toys and video games.
On Thursday, Hasbro shared its plans for dozens of movies and tv reveals based mostly on its iconic mental properties throughout its investor day.
The Rhode Island-based toymaker has lengthy been a part of the leisure business with film franchises reminiscent of Transformers and animated TV reveals based mostly on My Little Pony. However, after its $3.eight billion acquisition of Entertainment One on the finish of 2019, Hasbro has been ready to triple its variety of leisure tasks.
“Sometime between 2022 and 2023, you should see two to three movies every year from us and three to four streamed shows,” Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner mentioned in an interview. “And then we’ll scale that as we add new IP while we’re also doing subsequent seasons of the shows that we already [created].”
These upcoming tasks vary from theatrical releases to unscripted competitors reveals.
Hasbro has beforehand introduced plenty of tasks like “G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes,” which is due in theaters in October; a Dungeons & Dragons characteristic film starring Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez and Rege-Jean Page, and an animated tv sequence based mostly Clue.
In addition, the toymaker revealed plans for unscripted tasks based mostly on Monopoly, Mouse Trap, Easy Bake, Operation, Nerf and Play-Doh.
Here’s a have a look at what’s coming from Hasbro and eOne:
“Snake Eyes” — Arriving Oct. 22, “Snake Eyes” options Henry Golding within the title position. The film explores the origin story of the enduring G.I. Joe character, who is commonly clad in black with a masks protecting his face and is likely one of the most expert operatives within the group.
Power Rangers — Jonathan Entwistle, who produced the Netflix sequence “I Am Not Okay with This” and “The End of the F****** World,” will helm a brand new Power Rangers film for Hasbro.
Dungeons & Dragons — Jeremy Latcham, a producer with six Marvel movies underneath his belt, is likely one of the masterminds behind the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons film that’s being created in partnership with Paramount Pictures. The film is about to star Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith and Rege-Jean Page and will probably be written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, who wrote “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”
Dungeons & Dragons books, cube and mini-figurines.
Magic the Gathering — Hasbro introduced it will likely be engaged on a characteristic film based mostly on its Magic the Gathering property with Fox.
Transformers — In addition to a live-action characteristic film due out in theaters subsequent 12 months as a part of its partnership with Paramount, Hasbro can also be engaged on a brand new animated full-length characteristic film for the toy property.
My Little Pony Movie — A brand new CG-animated My Little Pony film will come to Netflix within the fall.
Risk — A scripted TV present from Beau Willimon (“House of Cards”) will draw its inspiration from Risk, a board recreation the place gamers intention for world conquest through battle, technique and diplomacy.
Clue — There are few particulars about Hasbro’s plan for this animated sequence based mostly on the favored board recreation, however Hasbro’s Goldner guarantees the Fox present will probably be thrilling and seize what has made Clue so widespread over time. Expect some extra grownup themes with this animated sequence.
Transformers — In additions to movies, Hasbro is anticipated to launch two new Transformers reveals. One is known as “Bot Bots,” which is 20-episode animated comedy sequence slated to debut on Netflix. The different is an animated sequence made in partnership with Nickelodeon. This sequence could have 26 half-hour episodes.
My Little Pony — Following the debut of a My Little Pony film on Netflix, Hasbro will launch a tv sequence that includes Sunny Starscout and her mates.
“Kiya” — Hasbro revealed a brand new sequence from eOne referred to as “Kiya,” which facilities round a superhero who saves the day with martial arts and dance. The sequence, originating from South Africa, is for teenagers aged three to six and will debut on Disney Jr. and Disney+ in 2023. The sequence could have 52 episodes which might be every round 11 minutes lengthy.
Hasbro has already launched a baking present based mostly on its Candy Land board recreation with Food Network, however it’s not stopping there. The firm is trying to do extra unscripted and competitors reveals with different properties sooner or later.
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Hasbro is trying in direction of Monopoly, Mouse Trap, Easy Bake, Operation, Nerf and Play-Doh for these tasks.
Goldner teased that Nerf and Mouse Trap will characteristic giant impediment course parts like these seen in reveals like “Wipeout” and feats of athleticism.