Newswire: Paramount hopes you remember Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K., and ROM, launches new shared universe

The shared cinematic universe is a major studio’s wet dream. Each film acts as a commercial for another movie in the series, but you don’t necessarily have to pay the same cast members to come back for each one. They’re like sequels and prequels, but not really, and it’s even better if they’re based on some sort of pre-existing brand, particularly aimed towards Generation Nostalgia (i.e., men and women in their late 30s and early 40s with expendable income to spend on toys). In other words, in the weirdest bit of news you may read today, Paramount is looking to launch a series of films that will tie in the adventures of the Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K., and ROM into the world of G.I. Joe.

The HCU (Hasbro Cinematic Universe), unfortunately, will probably not incorporate the Transformers. But the whole thing …

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