08/10/2012 14:49 BST | Updated 08/12/2012 10:12 GMT

Hungry Hippos To Make It To The Big Screen

It is a poser that even the most creative of screenwriters might struggle with: how to adapt the children's game Hungry Hungry Hippos into a blockbuster movie. Nevertheless, that is the task facing Hollywood's brightest minds this morning after manufacturer Hasbro confirmed last week that it is planning a big-screen outing for the brightly coloured plastic playthings.