The game that taught us the perils of a sheep-heavy portfolio is coming to the big screen. Prepare for Settlers Of Catan: The Movie...
Sony Pictures is currently attempting to adapt the 1995 board game The Settlers Of Catan into a feature film. There has been no confirmation that the studio has acquired the rights to this movie yet, but it seems they are aggressively pursuing it. There are even talks of turning the eventual adaptation into a franchise.
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). Meanwhile, Blaise Hemingway will be drafting the screenplay. Hemmingway previously wrote a 2006 short film called The Bracelet, but most of his writing credits relate to pre-production works.
Gail Katz has stated that “We’re excited to