Speaking with the LA Times, director Ridley Scott confirmed the rumor of his intentions to direct a film based on the popular home board game Monopoly.
Scott had this to say to the Times:
LA Times: “Monopoly: The Movie”?
Scott: Monopoly is still the most popular board game — I might be misquoting! — in the world. So it’s really finding the universe for that game. Because clearly it ought to be humorous and for the family — the funny way it brings out, particularly when your uncle suddenly gets Park Lane and — in England, we have Park Lane, Mayfair and Barclay Square, what’s it in America? Park and Madison? So you watch people change. You’re witness to Jekyll and Hyde. Somewhere in that is a hysterically amusing and I think rather exciting film.
Source: LA Times