The Hasbro Cinematic Universe? There have been dumber ideas in Hollywood. GI Joe: Retaliation (a.k.a. the good one) and Jem director Jon M. Chu wants to make it happen with one big crossover flick, according to a recent interview.

As Chu told Cinema Blend:

I mean, I’m a huge Transformers fan, I would totally be down for that, but I really want to build my universe with Jem – but you could have Jem, G.I. Joe and Transformers collide - one epic blockbuster!

A couple of things to note here: 1) the Jem movie is terrible, 2) there almost certainly won’t be a sequel unless something unexpected happen, 3) Hasbro should have ordered a GI Joe/Transformers movie years ago because it’s the most obviously profitable idea ever and 4) you don’t actually need to include Jem among the gun-toting soldiers and homicidal robots. Frankly, she might only complicate matters, and that’s even if the Jem movie were good, which, I feel compelled to remind you, it very much wasn’t.

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Still, if it came down to having Jem hang with Roadblock and Bumblebee or putting Michael Bay behind the camera for Joe/’Formers, I’ll take Jem anyday of the week.

[Via the AV Club]


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