Following hot on the heels of the news that family favourite Monopoly is to be immortalised in movie form, we can report that Taylor Kitsch has been recruited to star in the film version of the Hasbro board game Battleship. Universal are the ones responsible for the the Battleship movie (as it is referred to in the bestforfilm towers), with Peter Berg manning the directorial helm.
In this world of book adaptations, videogame-turned-blockbuster and TV series: The Film, it was only a matter of time before movie makers turned to board games for inspiration. No? No, we didn’t think so either. But for better or for worse, Monopoly: The Movie seems to be underway. We investigated the potential film plot thus far, and we can promise you now, it’s worth a look.