The upcoming full-length film Dungeons And Dragons based on the fantasy game Wizards on the Coast is expected to feature Hugh Grant and Sophia Lillis.
The adaptation will be directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, the duo who were behind the successful New Line film Game Night.
In addition, the film will be produced by Paramount and eOne. eOne will distribute the film in the UK and Canada, while Paramount will distribute it to the rest of the world. Jeremy Latcham and Brian Goldner will produce the film through eOne, the entertainment branch of Hasbro.
Hugh Grant has been chosen to play the villain he will play an antagonist named Forge Fletcher while Sophia Lillis is to play a character named Doric.
Details of the plot of the future film are still being kept secret for the moment, but we already know that the rest of the cast include Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith and Regé-Jean Page.
However, we assume that the plot will be based on the known game which is a war game and treasure hunt, all set in a fantasy world of humans, elves, orcs and other mythical creatures. According to a report by Deadline, the film “takes a subversive approach to the game”.
Most recently,. Hugh Grant starred in the HBO drama The Undoing, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe nomination. Sophia Lillis last appeared in Gretel And Hansel.