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.
Nadal eases into last eight of Shanghai Masters
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.
Oppo F3 Lite Launched Sporting 16 MP Selfie Shooter
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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The aim of the new partnership is so that BMW can increase production volumes and its market share in the EV segment. The company already has an alliance with Brilliance Auto to produce its range of cars, including China-only models.
"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.
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.
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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.
Sen. Schatz on Trump's Threat to NBC
President: Are you recanting of the Oath you took on January 20 to preserve, protect, and defend the 1st Amendment?" Sen. He called the report "pure fiction, made up to demean", adding, "NBC=CNN".
DJI unveils new high-quality drone camera
Wow right? If you are a Inspire 2 owner I'm sure you are digging through your credit card balances about now to get one. The four lenses now available have maximum apertures of f/2.8 with focal lengths at 16mm, 24mm, 35mm and 50mm.
McLaren MSO R Coupe and Spider officially revealed
The steering wheel comes with a carbon-fibre upper and lower, as well as black Alcantara grips and a Delta Red centring stripe. The wheels of both cars are the same 5-spoke design, finished in satin black on the coupe and gloss black on the convertible.
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.