But it is "being eyed as a potential franchise starter".
Now it looks as if Sony is planning on capitalizing on the board game's popularity and bringing it to theaters.
"Catan" is just the latest board game to move to the big screen, joining "Battleship", "Ouija", and of course, the cult classic "Clue". Meanwhile, Blaise Hemingway will be drafting the screenplay.
At present, it's believed that the film will be produced by Gail Katz (Air Force One, The Perfect Storm), Dan Lin (It, Sherlock Holmes, The Lego Movie), and Jonathan Elrich (Netflix's Death Note). Personally I think most of the fun is in the gameplay and not really the world, but if they can make a full-length movie about emojis, someone will probably pull out something decent with Settlers of Catan. The Settlers of Catangame has seen worldwide success, selling more than 25 million copies across 38 different languages.
"We're excited to be working with Sony to bring the iconic world of Catan to life", Katz said in a statement. He added that he was also a huge fan of the game and he believed on the endless opportunities that the movie will inspire its viewers, Entertainment Weekly reported.
Gambit Release Date Confirmed
Gambit always was known for being a romantic, so it's only appropriate that his movie is opening on Valentine's Day. Though Tatum had joined the X-men world a few years ago, his standalone project has been struggling to take off.
All eyes on Bloemfontein as Supreme Court rules on spy tapes
Advocate Kemp J Kemp, SC, for Zuma, told the full bench of justices that he believed that the NPA had erred in their decision. But not before the NPA's legal counsel conceded that Mphse had "used the wrong power" to withdraw charges against Zuma.
Settlers of Catan, designed by Klaus Teuber, is a tabletop strategy game that is credited for sparking the current resurgence in board games.
Board game adaptations can be hit and miss.
If you know anything about boardgames, chances are you've heard of Settlers of Catan.
In the original game (as well as the various spinoffs), players take on the role of settlers who must build settlements, cities and roads on "the ever-changing fictional island of Catan amid scarce resources", with the goal of becoming the dominant community by achieving 10 victory points.
On the storage front, the device gets an onboard capacity of 8GB, which can be further expanded using a microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) draws its energy from a 2,000mAh removable battery and it runs on Android OS.
During the past six months, EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)'s stock has been -1.85% and -0.90% for the last 12 months. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine different variables based on the company financial statement.
The vessel is carrying Tomahawk cruise missiles , used by the U.S.in the early April attack on Syria's Shayrat airbase. The exercise will provide a visible and coordinated engagement for the U.S. - ROK alliance.
That appears to be the case with Thomas, who spoke about his Boston exit in a candid interview with SI's Lee Jenkins . Then came the Celtics' decision to trade him to the Cavaliers in order to get a younger and healthier Kyrie Irving .
Meaningful gun control means prohibiting concealed guns in college classrooms, or in elementary schools, or in nurseries. At the time the Second Amendment was enacted in 1791 we were a democracy in its infancy and perhaps somewhat fragile.
Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc decreased Express Scripts Hldg Co ( ESRX ) stake by 78.57% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned "Sell" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, February 22.
World number one Rafael Nadal reaches the Shanghai Masters semi-finals with a three-set victory over Grigor Dimitrov . Marin Čilić of Croatia progressed with a 7-6, 6-4 win over American Steve Johnson.
A micro USB port is present at the bottom of the phone, and it has sensors such as light sensor, gyroscope, and e-compass. The Oppo A57 has been on sale in several markets including India where it was unveiled in January this year.
According to Arquette, Weinstein invited her to his hotel room to seemingly discuss a script, but forced her hand onto his crotch. Fonda, an Academy Award victor , spoke to Amanpour about her own past experiences with sexual harassment and abuse.
"On average, almost 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States". One in four men in the United States will become a victim of domestic violence during his lifetime.
Bank of America profit rises 15 percent on lower costs
Total revenue grew by 1% to US$22.08bn from US$21.86nm, a year earlier, again beating Wall Street's expectations for US$21.98bn. Moynihan and his executives have promised for years that the bank will boost revenue from lending whenever interest rates rise.
Uber appeals London decision to pull its license
Uber will continue to operate in London throughout the whole appeal process, which could take up to a year or more. Black-cab drivers say Uber is artificially driving down fares to a level that will not be sustainable.
Pakistan Army recovers five foreign hostages
The Westerners were last seen in a hostage video released in December 2016 pleading for their governments to intervene. She appeared to find a kindred adventurous spirit in Boyle, whom she met as a teenager and Wednesday in 2011.
Honor 6C Pro announced with 5.2-inch display, 13MP rear camera
It is backed by a 3GB of RAM clubbed with 32GB of inbuilt storage, and it is further expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). The Huawei Honor 6C Pro is equipped with a 5.2 inch High Definition display that features a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
Officer reportedly shot in New Orleans East
The officer was able to shoot the suspect, who retreated into a nearby apartment and was eventually captured by a S.W.A.T. Harrison said there were possibly four people in the auto that the officers stopped.