Margot Robbie To Produce ‘Monopoly’ Movie

A “Monopoly” movie will pass “go” and head directly to theaters, courtesy of Margot Robbie.

A film based on the classic board game is moving forward with the “Barbie” star’s production company, LuckyChap, set to produce. Lionsgate revealed Robbie’s involvement in the project Wednesday at CinemaCon, the convention for movie theaters and studios.

Hasbro Entertainment will also produce the movie.

“Monopoly is a top property − pun fully intended,” LuckyChap said in a statement shared with USA TODAY. “Like all of the best IP, this game has resonated worldwide for generations, and we are so excited to bring this game to life alongside the wonderful teams involved at Lionsgate and Hasbro.”

Adam Fogelson, chair of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, said in a statement that LuckyChap is joining the Monopoly movie “with a clear point of view,” adding, “We are tremendously excited to be working with the entire LuckyChap team on what we all believe can be their next blockbuster.”

Hasbro Entertainment head of film Zev Foreman also said that Monopoly “provides an incredible platform for storytelling opportunities.”

Read more here from USA Today.