Dungeons and Dragons is returning to the big screen with a film reboot produced by Paramount Pictures and eOne based on the fantasy adventure game of the same name and its cast is a staggering line up of famous Hollywood artists.
Chris Pine of Wonder Woman 1984 and Star Trek was first to be confirmed as part of the Dungeons and Dragons film reboot with the directors of Game Night, Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley working on the magic of directing the film based on the fantasy role playing game kids and adults alike love.
The directors will also take on the helm of penning the draft script of Michael Gilio for the said project.
Paramount Pictures will be jointly producing and financing the film reboot with Hasbro/eOne where the producers would be Jeremy latcham and Brian Goldner.
Two additions to the cast will be Michelle Rodriguez of the Fast & Furious and Resident Evil Franchise, and Justice Smith of Pokemon Detective Pikachu and All the Bright Places. Rodriguez and Smith are both confirmed to join Chris Pine in Dungeons and Dragons.
While there is no confirmation yet as to what role the confirmed actors will be taking on, they will reportedly be focusing on a group of adventurers in the quest for locating the Eye of Vecna, an artifact which dates back as early as the game’s inception.
Vecna was a mortal who became a god and the remnants of Vecna, hand and eye, possesses a grant of unspeakable power to those who take hold of it. The power would not be without a cose as the player who will wield it shall remover their existing parts to replace it with the eye or hand of Vecna.
The film has yet to release more details about the story arc but with the game so interactive and interesting like that of Dungeons and Dragons, the sky is the limit.
To date, Dungeons and Dragons is scheduled for release on mid-2022.