Tag Archives: Hasbro Inc.

Adam Sandler heading to “Candy Land”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Multiple studios have flirted with board-game adaptations over the years. Some have succeeded, from “Clue” to this summer’s “Battleship.” But many have stalled. One project we thought was dead, however, appears to have found new legs. Hasbro has moved its “Candy Land” project to Columbia Pictures, and[...]

“Transformers” helps Hasbro’s Q2 profits

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Paramount isn’t the only company benefitting from the bountiful box office being earned by Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.” Hasbro, the original toy line that invented Autobost and Decepticons, also is receiving a substantial boost thanks to the special-effects extravaganza. Hasbro says Q2 profits jumped 33%[...]

Rihanna to hear wedding bells soon?

HollywoodNews.com: There’s buzz that Rihanna’s boyfriend of nine months, Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, could be proposing to the “Battleship” star in the near future. U.S. Weekly underscores that Kemp is totally head over heels for Rihanna. A source exclaims, “They are in love. Seeing them interact, it’s definitely[...]

Rihanna: ‘Battleship’ no S.O.S., rather ‘really good’

HollywoodNews.com: Rihanna has her lips sealed when it comes to juicy news from the “Battleship” film set. The pop singer turned actress was aglow about the production, which she took a break from to appear at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards. The film is currently shooting in[...]

Alexander Skarsgard teases ‘Battleship,’ ‘True Blood’ finale

HollywoodNews.com: Alexander Skarsgard will be going before the cameras this week as the film production of the Hasbro Game “Battleship” ramps up. The “True Blood” actor will be flying to Hawaii. Skarsgard will be joined on the set by fellow cast members Taylor Kitsch, Rihanna and supermodel Brooklyn Decker –[...]

“Glee” and “Lost” stars rehearse for the Emmys

HollywoodNews.com: Sunday, Aug. 29 is the big day for television. The Emmy Awards honor the television shows of last year, and they’re putting on a big show themselves. On Saturday, August 28, the presenters rehearsed their bits all day at the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Afterwards, they could[...]

Model Brooklyn Decker joins ‘Battleship’ cast

HollywoodNews.com: Now that swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker has completed filming ‘Just Go With It’ with Hollywood heavyweights Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman, she’s moving on to her next film that is bound to be big. Decker, who is married to tennis star Andy Roddick, has reportedly joined the cast[...]

Rihanna will take a trip on ‘Battleship’

HollywoodNews.com: Universal’s “Battleship” film based on the Hasbro board game just got sexy: Rihanna has joined the cast. The pop singer will star alongside Alexander Skarsgard (“True Blood”) and Taylor Kitsch. Peter Berg (“Friday Night Lights”) is attached as director. Variety scored the story. The trade did not report exactly what role[...]