/stretch-armstrong-moves-forward-at-relativity/Earlier today, it was announced that Relativity Media is moving forward with a big screen adventure based on Hasbro's popular 1970s toy line Stretch Armstrong, taking over for Universal Pictures, whom had originally owned the rights to this potential franchise.

Now news comes that original star Taylor Lautner has jumped ship, sighting scheduling conflicts as the reason for his departure. The The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 actor is currently in pre-production on Incarceron, about a young man that lives within a prison community.

A new cast for Stretch Armstrong is being announced in the near future. The film is targeting an April of 2014 release date.

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