Roshani Chokshi’s bestselling novel tells the story of a 12-year-old girl who inadvertently releases a spirit bent on destroying the world unless she can stop it.
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A 12-year old girl of Indian descent lies to her classmates at a private day school in Atlanta about owning a cursed lamp that can end the world, and when challenged to light it, she awakens a being called the Sleeper, the Lord of Destruction.
Penn has written a number of comic book adaptations from X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand to The Incredible Hulk and The Avengers for Marvel Studios.
Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman will oversee a team of writers that will build this universe that will include classic Hasbro toy brands G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K. and ROM.
Another long-standing toy franchise is headed for the big screen, as Hasbro is in development with a Littlest Pet Shop movie. The film follows a teenage girl who, after moving above a pet shop in a city, develops the power to speak to animals.
Adam Sandler and Hasbro are hoping that the third time’s the charm as they set the long-gestating Candy Land movie at Warner Bros. The comedic fantasy/adventure, which follows Sandler and his family navigating through the confectionery kingdom in order to return home, was formally at Sony.