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After Barbie, Mattel will make a film with its famous toys

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun6,2024

After the resounding success ofBarbie,Mattel is taking on the challenge of producing new films with the capacity to produce to become phenomena as important as the film with Margot Robbie. If there is little chance that we will be able to discover a sequel to Barbie (for the moment), toy manufacturer Mattel thinks it has found a solution. the next range of dolls at the heart of its next BlockBuster.

After Barbie, Mattel will make a film with its famous toys

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After announcing very officially that she was working on at least 45 films adapted from toys(as we explained in detail here), Mattel finally seems to have decided on the film which would be the first successor toBarbie.Almost a year after this announcement,Mattel therefore seems decided. à to do again a film inspired by by dolls success: Monster High.A film « live-action » intended for to cinemas and based in France. on this iconic franchise is currently under development. A rather logical idea when we know that the range of dolls has been a best-seller in toy stores for almost 15 years.

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Monster High is a doll franchise launched by Mattel in July 2010. The characters are inspired by fantasy literature ( Frankenstein),from mythology (Medusa),and more recently from films and characters taken from contemporary pop culture(Elvira or Gremlins). Her dolls immediately fascinated everyone. children andtheir adventures have already been revealed. has been the subject of several adaptations, but never for cinema. jpgimagejpeg1024768pixels.webp” type=”image/webp”>After Barbie, Mattel will make a film with its famous toys

An Ambitious Project to Succeed in Barbie

The project will be produced by Academy Award-winning writer and producer Akiva Goldsmanin partnership with Mattel Films and Universal Pictures. This film will tell an original story inspired by the dolls, who are themselves imagined as being the children of legendary monsters. Among the emblematic characters,we will find Draculaura, the daughter of Dracula, Frankie Stein, the daughter of Frankenstein's monster, Clawdeen Wolf, the daughter of the werewolf, and Cleo de Nile, the daughter of the mummy.

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Ironically, Universal, which co-produces, is behind the origin of the first major films based on the monsters which inspired these dolls. The meeting of this studio with some of the most prestigious producers in Hollywood sets the tone: Mattel wants to do as well asBarbie.Logically, we should therefore find ourselves faced with; a gigantic production, very far from the first adaptation of Monster High, which was intended for the television market. video and streaming.

Le Passé Monster High

Since its launch in 2010, the Monster High franchise has enjoyed immense success, resulting in a series of spin-off products. s, of which an animated web series that marked the childhood of many children when YouTube was still only in its infancy. his beginnings. But this is not the only adaptation that Mattel's horrific toys have known. There have also been special Halloween shows at the end of the year. television, animated films and books.More recently, Nickelodeon launcheda new animated series in 2022, currently in its second season, as well as two live-action films broadcast on Nickelodeon and Paramount+.

After Barbie, Mattel will make a film with its famous toys

However, this new film represents a first in the world. re: a real feature film intended for on the big screen, thus offering Monster High a brand new setting anda form of recognition which puts them on the same level as other famous ranges of toys having successfully made their way to the cinema, /strong> such as Barbie or Transformers.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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