Fox is letting Ryan Reynolds extend his wings and going solo with producing his first movie with his company Maximum Effort and the movie he’ll be working on, a live-action adaptation of the popular board game Clue. No details of the story had been released but Reynolds will be teaming up with Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick who he has already worked with before on both Deadpool films. A film version of the game already exists and attempts to remake it has come up in 2011 and 2016 with the projects being abandoned.
The original film was made in 1985 and starred Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, and Lesley Ann Warren. The comedic twist of the game’s storyline where Curry’s character, the butler Wadsworth, takes the colorful characters on a marathon of sleuthing to solve the murder of Mr. Boddy who was murdered by one of the guests he was blackmailing. The film had three different endings with the third being the “True” ending.