Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich, the "LEGO" movie maker, are also slated to produce the upcoming film adaptation. According to the trade, the Catan movie is being fast-tracked by Sony in hopes it can launch a film franchise.
You'll have to excuse our Adele paraphrasing, we're just excited to hear that Sony Pictures is in negotiations to acquire the rights to adapt the internationally popular board game The Settlers of Catan into a feature length film. The project will be overseen by Andrea Giannetti (Inferno, Passengers) for Columbia. Numerous expansions and spinoffs for the game exist, opening up the world to seafaring and wartime scenarios, as well as some expansions that take the game into real-world historical settings or the realm of outer space. He added that he was also a huge fan of the game and he believed on the endless opportunities that the movie will inspire its viewers, Entertainment Weekly reported. Designed by Klaus Teuber and first published in Germany in 1995, The Settlers of Catan has players filling the roles of settlers on the island of Catan, with each attempting to build and develop holdings while trading and acquiring resources. "It's not every day that you have the opportunity to work in a world beloved by millions of people, and expand its story for the screen".
The multiplayer strategy game even gave rise to a novel and several video games across various platforms, including PC, Xbox, PlayStation 3, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, BlackBerry and Android phones.
It's unclear what the plans are to convert The Settlers of Catan into a film script.
Palace hands off on Bautista impeachment
Hours before the House voted to proceed with his impeachment, Bautista announced his resignation effective December 31, 2017. On why his resignation was not irrevocable, he said, "Out of respect to the appointing authority, I didn't use that word".
At the time, Katz said, "I've been wanting to see an adaptation of the game for years, ever since my Catan-obsessed college-aged kids introduced me to it".
Paris aims to ban petrol cars by 2030
One of most visited cities in world, Paris , gasoline and diesel all fossil fuel vehicles are banned from entrance to city. Paris City Hall declines to call the move a "ban" on combustion-engine cars, but rather a deadline for making an exit.
Amazon and Microsoft team up to create deep learning interface
AWS and Microsoft published Gluon's reference specification so other deep learning engines can be integrated with the interface. Optimising the process Microsoft and Amazon said Gluon addresses one of the biggest trade-offs in neural network creation.
Are these trainers grey and aqua or pink and white?
If you would like to join Girlsmouth in guessing which colour the trainers are, you can do so by joining their group. She told me that she cannot decide what color these shoes are gray with turquoise laces, or pink with white.