VOTD: ‘Monopoly The Movie’

Several years ago, jaws dropped from coast to coast as news broke that Ridley Scott was attached to direct a movie version of the popular board game Monopoly. Since then, the Oscar-nominated director has thankfully moved on to make several other films while Monopoly remains mired in development hell. The notion of a Monopoly movie was so completely wild though, it kind of got our collective imaginations moving. What would Monopoly the Movie look like? At one point, a rumored plot description of Scott’s take leaked online but it wasn’t until today that we have an actual, live action representation of what this could be.

A group called Half Day Today has created a 2 minute trailer for Monopoly the Movie that’s described as by director Matthew Stubstad as “a sort of ‘Tron,’ ‘Jumanji,’ ‘Wall Street’ and ‘Inception’ hybrid… hodgepodge.” Check it out after the break. Read More »