And now, Jason Blum from Blumhouse Productions:
"As fans of Mattel and their iconic brands, we're looking forward to bringing Magic 8 Ball, one of their most celebrated toys, to life, and playing against expectations in doing so,"
It's easy to play against expectations when everyone is expecting something that feels like a mid-2010s Eddie Murphy movie with an IMDb summary like A cryptocurrency investor who loses faith in his own judgment finds renewed hope in a magical 8-Ball that reunites him with his estranged daughter.
"We look forward to partnering with Mattel Films to put this project on the fast track to the big screen and create a memorable experience for moviegoers."
Yes, they're fast-tracking this one to capitalize on the fevered popularity of a toy released in 1950. Expect a fidget spinner movie in 2088!
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