Magic 8 Ball by Mattel
Blumhouse is no longer a producing partner of Mattel’s planned Magic 8 Ball film.
On Friday, co-founder and producer Jason Blum told CNBC that the horror production power house was no longer attached to the toymaker’s project.
“We developed it for a while, but we are no longer attached,” he said. “I think they are developing it with someone else. I wish them the best of luck.”
Blum didn’t go into details about why Blumhouse exited the project. Representatives for Mattel did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment.
The Magic 8 Ball movie was first announced in 2019 and is one of many projects in development under Mattel Films.
The company recently completed production on its Barbie film with Warner Bros and also has a Masters of the Universe film slated with Netflix. There are a dozen more projects in development, including films based on…