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Tuesday
Jan312012

Adam Sandler set to star in a movie version of 'Candy Land'

You read that right. Hasbro is teaming up with Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions to turn Candy Land, the simplest board game there is, into a movie. Kevin Lima, who is best known for Enchanted, will direct and the screenplay will be co-written by Sandler and Robert Smigel, who wrote the Happy Madison classic You Don’t Mess with the Zohan. And by classic, we mean a film that somehow still made a ton of money despite being complete crap. Smigel is also a veteran writer for Saturday Night Live and Conan O’Brien. Sandler will star in the movie. 

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Tuesday
Sep072010

Liam Neeson joins Battleship, a board game alien invasion movie

Well, Battleship officially has one good thing going for it. Liam Neeson could appear in a Uwe Boll film and make a scene worth watching, and after hearing this I won't be surprised if he does. The actor seems to model his career after Morgan Freeman, meaning he'll appear in just about anything. Neeson will play "Admiral Shane" in Peter Berg's big board game movie. He joins an odd cast including Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights), Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker (supermodel), and Rihanna, who has yet to heed my warnings to quit the game now.

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