May 24, 2024 3:37 pm

Sony Closes Deal with Hasbro for Film & TV Rights to Murder-Mystery Board Game Clue, Heads Tease Adaptations
Sony Closes Deal with Hasbro for Film & TV Rights to Murder-Mystery Board Game Clue, Heads Tease Adaptations

Sony Closes Deal with Hasbro for Film & TV Rights to Murder-Mystery Board Game Clue, Heads Tease Adaptations

In this case, the butler didnt do it. No, it was TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Television. For those fans of the Clue board game, a deal has been closed by Sony to acquire the television and film rights to the classic murder-mystery game from Hasbro. Created by Anthony E. Pratt, Murder! was later trademarked as Cluedo by Waddingtons in the United Kingdom. And now, 75 years later, Sony will have the opportunity to follow-up with the first big-screen adaptation of the property, if they choose, since Paramount Pictures 1985 film, Clue. Respectively, the heads of film and television for Hasbro, Zev Foreman and Gabriel Marano, addressed the deal (per Variety):

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​75 years after Clue was published by Waddingtons & Parker Brothers, Sony acquires the film and TV rights to the classic game from Hasbro Read More