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For those who are constantly complaining that the movie industry doesn't have any original ideas, this certainly is going to help further their cause. "Ouija," based on the board game, is in the works and "Bates Motel" star Olivia Cooke has signed on as the female lead, according to THR.

Her character attempts to contact a dead friend through a "Ouija" board, with wacky haunted hijinx ensuing. While board games as movies are nothing new, here's looking at you "Clue" and "Battleship," why not also adapt them into TV shows? There's no end to game shows based on various board games, but what about legitimate scripted TV?

For your reading pleasure, here are five board games Zap2it would like to see given the TV treatment.

"Candy Land"

Shows based on fairy tales are huge these days, so why not one about "Candy Land"? What person wouldn't watch adventures through the Candy Cane Forest, »

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