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Magic: The Gathering, Simon Kinberg tapped for movie franchise

Posted by on January 20, 2014 – 8:00 am

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Hasbro is turning another of its gaming properties into a big-screen movie franchise, teaming up with 20th Century Fox to develop fantasy adventure films based on its Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

Simon Kinberg, a screenwriter with credits on the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past and attached to the Star Wars spinoff films, will serve as the “creative steward” of the Magic film franchise, producing along with Hasbro executives.