My Little Pony to be adapted into Hollywood movie
Hasbro, the toy makers behind Transformers, have announced plans to make a big-budget Hollywood movie based around My Little Pony.
The film, which is due to be released in 2017, will join Jem And The Holograms as the first to be produced by Allspark Pictures, a new label through which the company will self-finance or pair up with other companies to co-finance a slate of film projects.
Ice Age 4: Continental Drift's Joe Ballarini will write the script for the project, he is currently working on thriller Atlantis 7.
The My Little Pony franchise was launched with a series of toys back in 1983 and has been followed by four animated series.