Popular strategy board game Settlers Of Catan saw its rights snapped up in 2015.
THR reports that Sony is in negotiations to acquire the rights to Settlers of Catan, the massively successful strategic board game, with an eye on building a new film franchise. Jonathan Eirich and Dan Lin are also a members of the producing team. 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. "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".
Sony intends to fast track the Catan movie once the acquisition is finalized. Upon its original release in 1995, game critics in Germany honored Catan with its prestigious game of the year award. 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.
The objective in Catan is to leverage scarce resources in order to build a dominant community against rival players over the ever-changing fictional island of Catan.
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Basically, if you can't barter for resources, you're going to have a tough time playing the game. A short film titled The Lord of Catan starring Amy Acker (Angel, Person of Interest, The Gifted) and Fran Kranz (The Cabin in the Woods) was released in 2014 and featured a married couple taking their rivalry over a game of Settlers of Catan to apocalyptic proportions.
Not known for a compelling storyline or interesting characters, the Catan adaptation will be joining the ranks of other movies based on board games that have necessarily had to invent a storyline from whole cloth for the film version. Recent offerings include Battleship (2012), Ouija (2014) and its sequel, Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016). There's also teh OG board game flick, Clue, the 1985 whodunit movie starring Tim Curry.
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