Will Smith bringing classic board game Risk to the big screen

It looks like Hollywood’s going diving into the classic board game seas for inspiration again, as Sony Pictures has apparently nabbed bigscreen rights to the board game Risk from Hasbro according to Variety. Will Smith and James Lassiter’s Overbrook Entertainment will produce the film alongside the studio. Risk pits players against one another in a ….

Hasbro lining up top talent for film adaptations including Brian Grazer producing Stretch Armstrong, Gore Verbinski directing Clue, Michal Bay helming Ouija and Ridley Scott directing Monopoly

Universal and Hasbro jointly announced that the first feature film to be released under Universal and Hasbro’s six-year partnership, Stretch Armstrong, has been dated for theatrical release on April 15, 2011. They also announced Academy Award winning producer Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, American Gangster) will team with Hasbro to bring the iconic action figure ….