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Margot Robbie's Barbie Movie Has Found Its Director, And They're An A+ Choice

The movie based on the popular doll has an Oscar-nominated director behind it.

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Rapper Lil Yachty Is Making An Action Heist Movie Based On... The Game Uno?

Rapper Lil Yachty is reportedly heading to the big screen for an adaptation of Mattel's card game Uno.

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Netflix Rom-Com Star Noah Centineo May Play He-Man, And Fans Have Strong Feelings

By the power of Grayskull, fans have mixed feelings on this.

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Mattel's Film Chief Explains Why She Thinks People Shouldn't Hate On The Barbie Movie
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Wait, The View-Master Toy Is Getting A Movie?

If you had View-Master on today's pool of what random toy they will make a movie of next, it's time to collect your prize.

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Margot Robbie’s Barbie Movie Is Back On

Margot Robbie is the Barbie girl for the on screen movie world.

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Mattel's New Film Division: 5 Projects We'd Love To See

Mattel recently announced its new film division, Mattel Films, to make movies based on the company's popular toys. There are many popular properties within Mattel's stable but a few stand above the rest as deserving of cinematic adaptation.

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Who Amy Schumer Thinks Should Play Barbie Now That She Has Left The Movie

Amy Schumer quit the Barbie movie, but that hasn't stopped her from openly discussing who she would love to see get cast in the Barbie movie.

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More Halo Toys Are On The Way, Get The Details

The folks over at 343 Industries today announced a master licensing agreement with Mattel, which translates to lots and lots of new Halo toys coming down the pipeline.

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The Barbie Movie Is Doing Something Very Different, Get The Details

Classic toys are a huge source of inspiration for movies, so it was inevitable that Mattel's Barbie would get her own movie, but the project is taking a bit of a different approach on its way to the big screen.

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Dino-Riders To Be A Major Movie Franchise, Get The Details

This past summer we were all reminded that moviegoers love dinosaurs. We also know that the people who make movies love to borrow their ideas from anywhere they can, and now we're getting a Dino-Riders movie.

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NHL '94 Was Developed In A Barn By A Man Who Had Never Seen A Hockey Game

NHL 94 is one of the most beloved titles in video game history, and its influence is still being felt in modern gaming. But the game's backstory might force you to rethink everything you know about video game development. Here's the gist: it was programmed in a barn on the Maine coast by a dude who didn't know anything about hockey.

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The Max Steel Movie Is Really Happening And Coming In Fall 2014

Safely removed from that terrible time when Taylor Lautner was attached to star, Mattel is safe to move forward on a movie based on a toy Max Steel-- and as dicey as it always is when a toy gets turned into a movie, they're moving forward indeed. Back in August we learned that writer Christopher Yost and director Stewart Hendler were on board, and now Mattel and Dolphin Entertainment have confirmed the project via press release, setting plans for a wide release near the end of 2014

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Mattel Finally Making Real Hoverboards In Time For Christmas 2012

Yes, obviously, Back to the Future Part 2 was a work of fiction and speculation by some Hollywood screenwriters, but when you're a kid you don't know that; I dreamed of a Hoverboard for years, right along with the rehydrated pizzas and self-lacing sneakers, and even with 2015 just three years away, I still can't quite give up on the idea that we might get there in time

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Legendary Entertainment Trying To Green Light A Hot Wheels Movie

Interest in a Hot Wheels project is “revving up” once again. And Legendary Entertainment is in “early negotiations” for the rights to the timeless Mattel toys. Years ago, Charlie’s Angels director McG was banging the drum for a Hot Wheels film

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THQ Signs With Mattel For He-Man, Barbie Games

THQ is making a big expansion of its family and kids game business. They have inked a deal with Mattel to develop and publish games using the toy company's licenses.

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Wolfgang Peterson Developing Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots Movie

In a world where the View-Master and a Ouija board can be turned into film properties, it was assumed by most that Shawn Levy's upcoming movie Real Steel with Hugh Jackman would be the equivalent of

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Voltron Movie Plans Nixed, New TV Series And Toy Line Planned Instead

There have been rumors of a Voltron movie bubbling since back in 2005. That's five years of studios trying to pull there heads out of their asses long enough to get the Mattel line its own live-action feature film

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Mattel Goes Straight To Developing Their Own Movie Franchise

Hollywood hasn't exactly run out of Mattel toys to option into movies, but they recognize the well will run dry at some point, so they're taking the obvious next step: inventing a new toy themselves

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Taylor Lautner Ditches Max Steel In Favor Of Stretch Armstrong

Of course, Lautner could have done both-- it's not like he's one of the Iron Man actors chained to Marvel for all time-- but he's clearly aligning himself with the people on top

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