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Major Matt Mason (film)

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Major Matt Mason
Produced by
  • Tom Hanks
  • Akiva Goldsman
  • Robbie Brenner
Screenplay byAkiva Goldsman
Story byMichael Chabon
Based onMajor Matt Mason
by Mattel
  • Tom Hanks
Mattel Films
Distributed byParamount Pictures
CountryUnited States

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Major Matt Mason is an upcoming American sci-fi film, based on the toyline of the same name.


Major Matt Mason lives on the moon and defends it from aliens.


  • Tom Hanks as Major Matt Mason



A 3D film based on the toy series was announced in 2011, with a tentative budget of $100 million.[1][2] A script was in development, co-written by Hanks and Graham Yost.[3] The producers were trying to reach an agreement with Robert Zemeckis to direct the film.[4] On September 7, 2019, Paramount Pictures acquired the film and Akiva Goldsman producing with Tom Hanks and Goldsman writing a script based on Michael Chabon's short story about Mason, and Zemeckis is not attached to direct.[5]


On January 18, 2012, Hanks is set to play Mason.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Matt Goldberg (18 January 2012). "Screenwriter Graham Yost Says MAJOR MATT MASON, Starring Tom Hanks, Is a Tale of Moon Survival". Collider. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  2. Curtis, Amy (June 14, 2011). "Toy-Inspired Major Matt Mason To Star Tom Hanks". We Got This Covered. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  3. Kimberly Potts (17 January 2012). "'Justified' Creator Graham Yost: 'Were We Crazy to Kill Off Mags?'". Reuters. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  4. Sean (13 June 2011). "Robert Zemeckis to Direct Major Matt Mason Starring Tom Hanks". Film Junk. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  5. Donnelly, Matt (September 7, 2019). "Tom Hanks, Akiva Goldsman Set Live Action Mattel Adaptation 'Major Matt Mason' at Paramount (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 8, 2019.

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