Retains the murder mystery spirit of the board game, but broadens the setting to a global stage.

‘Clue’ Dropped by Universal

Universal Pictures must have wizened up and realized that the original 1985 Clue board game adaptation was a substantial flop, and that here, some twenty odd years later, people still aren't clamoring for a big screen version of this elementary school mystery. The Studio has officially dropped Clue 2012 (Is it a remake? Is it a reboot? Is it it's own thing? Who knows?) from their roster.

Universal had originally planned to turn seven Hasbro board game properties into movies within a six year span of time, but this is the third proposed project in the bunch to fall to the wayside after Universal also kicked Monopoly and Magic, The Gathering to the curb.

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