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‘Play-Doh’: Emily V. Gordon To Write, Jon M. Chu Circling To Direct Animated Pic For eOne & Hasbro About Colorful Clay

‘Play-Doh’: Emily V. Gordon To Write, Jon M. Chu Circling To Direct Animated Pic For eOne & Hasbro About Colorful Clay

Exclusive: Play-Doh will be coming to a theater near you at some point in the future as eOne and Hasbro mount an animated feature film that The Big Sick Oscar-nominated scribe Emily V. Gordon will pen and Jon M. Chu will produce, with an eye to direct.

“The team looks forward to bringing the audience a moldable, pliable, iconically scented story about the importance of imagination,” Chu and Gordon said.

Play-Doh, the famed claylike kids compound, is the No. 1 arts & crafts toy brand and is sold in more than 80 countries.

Lance Johnson and Jane Lee will oversee the film through Chu’s Electric Somewhere banner. Gordon will also executive produce. Jillian Share, Chanel Vidal and Steven Holster will oversee for eOne.

Play-Doh reps the latest package from eOne to pair star talent with Hasbro’s iconic toy properties. Since eOne’s acquisition by Hasbro in 2019 that brought the development of content for its brands in-house,

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