Relativity and Hasbro CANCEL STRETCH ARMSTRONG Film
We last heard about Relativity Media and Hasbro making a film of STRETCH ARMSTRONG in early 2012 when it was reported that Taylor Lautner dropped out of the film. At the time, they announced the the movie, based on a popular toy from the 1970's was moved to 2014.
Today, they tell the Hollywood Reporter that "Stretch Armstrong is an incredible character who will make an amazing movie, and we know that Hasbro has some new ideas they are looking at. Relativity and Hasbro have a tremendous relationship, and we decided to focus on other projects. We look forward to continuing to work together."
Universal Pictures originally announced the project, written by Steve Oedekerk and produced by Brian Grazer, over back in 2008. The film was to be developed in partnership with Hasbro, the toy company which produced the 13-inch, muscled action doll who could be stretched to as much as four feet tall. In 2010, it was announced that Lautner would be starring in the film.