G.I. Joe Turns 50

For at least three generations, kids have loved GI Joe. Not only did kids love playing with dolls in the sixties and seventies, but eighties kids grew up with the GI Joe cartoons and toys.

Trying to conjure up a Ouija movie

Sometime back before Battleship sank to the bottom of the deep ocean, we wrote a number of reports for TG about Hasbro's deal with Universal to make a bunch of movies out of video games.

Tonka trucks coming to a theater near you

With this summer's failure of Battleship, Universal had a deal with Hasbro to turn toys into movies, and it obviously didn't work out all that well. 



The nicknames of G.I. Joe Renegades

G.I. Joe Renegades: Season One, Vol. 1 DVD is out now, and it’s a fun return to the classic cartoon franchise.

Battleship clips look down the barrel

Hasbro has released a bevy of clips for its upcoming board-game based alien invasion action film Battleship.

G.I. Joe: Retaliation trailers melt the fence

Paramount and Hasbro have released two new trailers for their upcoming action/adventure special effects flick.

Battleship featurette cracks the crust

Hasbro recently released a featurette for its upcoming board-game based alien invasion action film Battleship.

Ouija the movie is back

As we reported earlier this year, Hasbro had a big deal set up at Universal where the studio was going to adapt a number of their games including Battleship, Ouija, and Candyland. 



Battleship trailer isn’t from around here

Hasbro has released a new full-length trailer for its upcoming sci-fi adventure film, Battleship, based loosely on the boardgame of the same name.

Michael Bay is Transformers 4

Michael Bay - who previously insisted he would have nothing more to do with the wildly popular Transformers franchise - has penned an official letter confirming his participation in the upcoming fourth installment of the property.

Ghost Rider creator gets the shaft from Marvel

Just when you thought another Ghost Rider movie with Nicolas Cage was bad enough, now reports have hit the web that Marvel's sued Gary Friedrich, the creator of Ghost Rider, and won.



The Hasbro/Universal post-mortem

Those who have cursed Hollywood for lack of originality must have been thrilled to see the Hasbro game deal fall apart at Universal. 



New Battleship trailer puts you in a bubble

Hasbro recently debuted a new full-length trailer for its upcoming boardgame-based film Battleship.

Some thoughts on the upcoming Hasbro game movies

We’ve covered the whole games and theme park rides being turned into movies phenomenon quite a bit here on TG, and we just reported on the recent development hell Stretch Armstrong has been caught up in. 


Stretch Armstrong gets a development reset

Relativity Media recently obtained the rights to create a film based on the once-popular toy franchise, and has apparently ditched all previous plans for the property put in place by Universal.

Transformers attack Asus

Personally, I wouldn't piss off a fifty-foot tall robot equipped with laser weapons, but then I'm not in charge at Asus.

New Battleship trailer scores direct hit

Hasbro has released its first full-length trailer for Battleship. Fortunately, this one is much more interesting than the short teaser that went live in July.

Those funky Japanese robots and toys

The news that Hasbro wants to make more Transformers movies along with a Micronauts film brings me back to the late seventies, when a lot of cool pop culture stuff from Japan made its way over to the States.

Writers chosen for Micronauts film

Paramount pictures has hired Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese to adapt the Hasbro toy line Micronauts to film.

The swords and stars of Conan the Adventurer

Just in time for all of the hype around the upcoming Conan film, Shout! Factory is releasing the first season of Conan the Adventurer on DVD.