You’d think that Battleship‘s dismal $25.5 million opening this past weekend would make Hollywood in general and Universal in particular wary of making more movies based on toys, but no: Universal is now in talks to acquire movie rights to Hero Factory, Lego’s line of robotic toys.

While no director has been named at this point, Predators scribes Michael Finch and Alex Litvak are already negotiating to write the script for the live-action feature, with Mike Gordon, Ben Forkner, and Dean Schneider on board to produce. More details after the jump.

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A couple days ago it was rumored that Bryan Singer was circling Prisoners starring Mark Wahlberg. Tonight Variety reports that New Regency/Fox is developing a big screen adaptation of the Radical Publishing comicbook series Freedom Formula: Ghost of the Wasteland, as a potential directing vehicle for Singer.

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