13 January 2014 3:56 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

20th Century Fox have the set up the fantasy movie “Magic: The Gathering,” having acquired the rights to the popular card series from Hasbro.

“X-Men” scribe Simon Kinberg will produce and help develop the project.

Introduced in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast, “Magic: The Gathering” involves cards that feature a variety of characters, spells and weapons that can be used to defeat opposing players. Throughout the ’90s and beyond, the game spawned tournaments and drew devoted fans among tweens, teens and young adults.

Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner and Stephen Davis and Wizards of the Coast CEO Greg Leeds will oversee and exec produce. Aditya Sood and Josh Feldman will also exec produce.

The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.


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