A TV sequence based mostly on the board recreation Threat is being developed by Home Of Playing cards creator Beau Willimon.
The upcoming sequence, which marks the primary collaboration between Leisure One Ltd. (eOne) and Willimon and Jordan Tappis’ manufacturing firm Westward following their multi-year deal, is the primary tv adaptation of the board recreation, which sees player-controlled armies face off in opposition to each other on a world map in a struggle for territory.
“All of us at Westward are thrilled to hitch forces with eOne to deliver to life a number of the most profitable IP within the market in addition to companion on our intensive slate of scripted tv exhibits,” Willimon and Tappis mentioned in a press release (by way of Deadline). “We’re excited to develop Threat as our first undertaking collectively.”
Casting and plot particulars for the sequence, in addition to a launch date, have but to be introduced.
eOne’s international tv president Michael Lombardo mentioned of the partnership: “As we proceed to construct out eOne’s world-class content material slate, we couldn’t consider extra good companions than Beau and Jordan – whose award-winning storytelling and creativeness are among the many greatest within the enterprise.”
“In Beau, we’ve discovered a tremendous mixture of sensible producer, singular creator, and avid fan of Threat. We will’t wait to work with him and the remainder of the Westward workforce to reimagine that model and a lot extra.”
Along with Threat, eOne is adapting variety of different properties into movies or tv exhibits, together with variations of Energy Rangers with Jonathan Entwistle, Monopoly with Kevin Hart, Motion Man, G.I. Joe, and Clue.
It comes after Hasbro forked out $3.8 billion to buy eOne in 2019.
eOne additionally has a precious music division that features possession of Demise Row Data’ catalogue, which it bought in 2013 after the rap label’s earlier mum or dad firm went bankrupt.