Sony has won a bidding war to make an emoji-themed movie in a reported seven-figure deal, but so far there has been no word on which emoji will play central roles.
'Three studios bid,' said Mike Fleming of Deadline. 'I’ve heard Warner Bros and Paramount were the others, but none more aggressively than Sony.'
Unlike other movie franchises - like Lego for example - there are no underlying rights to be bought, so it might be a race to see who can make the movie first.
We're so fucked