Ridley Scott, respected director of films such as Blade Runner, Gladiator, and American Gangster has reportedly signed on to direct a movie based on the board game Monopoly. Erm, yup. No word yet on who will play Rich Uncle Pennybags. We're gunning for obvious choice Wilford Brimley. Or, thrillingly, Cate Blanchett. [FishbowlNY]