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Margot Robbie Is Producing a Monopoly Movie

Margot Robbie’s Barbie movie may have only won a single Oscar for Best Original Song, but it was the biggest box office hit of 2023. Now, Robbie is looking ahead at an even more challenging property to adapt for the big screen: Hasbro’s Monopoly board game.

Via Variety, Lionsgate announced at CinemaCon that Robbie will produce a Monopoly live-action film through her production company, LuckyChap, alongside her partners, Tom Ackerley and Josie McNamara. Monopoly was originally conceived as The Landlord’s Game by Lizzie Magie in 1903 before it evolved into its current form as one of the most popular board games in the world.

Lionsgate has been attached to produce the Monopoly movie since 2015, and at one point, Kevin Hart was going to have a leading role in the film. That incarnation of the movie stalled out, but Hasbro assured fans in 2023 that the project was still alive. Although Monopoly has a signature character in the form of Uncle Moneybags, the real estate game has even less of a narrative than the Barbie doll line did before the film. Regardless, Lionsgate chairman Adam Fogelson assured attendees at CinemaCon that LuckyChap has already developed a take on the film.

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