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Hasbro and Paramount Pictures have hired 10 writers to develop a cross-property, interconnected on-screen universe for the toy company.

April 6, 2018

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Films featuring G.I. Joe, Micronauts and more to follow in footsteps of Transformers franchise.

HasbroFilms1.jpgHasbro and Paramount Pictures have hired 10 writers to develop a cross-property, interconnected on-screen universe for the toy company.

The new film franchise portfolio will feature the brands G.I. Joe, Visionaries, Micronauts, M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) and ROM.

Allspark Pictures, Hasbro’s film label, is slated to produce the films.

Brian Goldner, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hasbro, and Stephen Davis, executive vice president and chief content officer of Hasbro, will serve as producers and Josh Feldman, co-head of storytelling at Hasbro will serve as co-executive producer.

HasbroFilms2(1).jpg“Together with Paramount, we have assembled a team of incredibly talented creative minds and storytellers to continue to help tell the rich history and narrative behind this interconnected cinematic universe, and we are thrilled to be working with Akiva Goldsman again to guide this process,” says Goldner. “We are also excited to partner with Paramount to produce the films, as we’ve had a strong and collaborative partnership since our first Transformers movie in 2007.”

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