Paramount Pictures is attempting a remake of the Dungeons & Dragons movie, based on the beloved table-top fantasy game that recently got a resurgence with a new generation thanks to Netflix’s Stranger Things and it growing popularity again in the gaming community.
The fantasy project originally had Chris McKay (The Tomorrow War, The Lego Batman Movie) attached to direct before Paramount pivoted to Game Night filmmakers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. The duo, who previously wrote Spider-Man: Homecoming will tackle the script as well.
There is a new casting update as Deadline reports that they’ve just added young actress Chloe Coleman to their Dungeons & Dragons remake. Chloe is best known for co-starring with Dave Bautista in the comedy My Spy and will be seen the Karen Gillan action flick Gunpowder Milkshake later this year. She also has a role in James Cameron’s Avatar 2.
It’s growing cast includes Chris Pine (Star Trek, Wonder Woman), Michelle Rodriguez (Avatar, F9, Alita: Battle Angel), Rege-Jean Page (Bridgerton, The Gray Man), Justice Smith (Detective Pikachu, Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom), Sophia Lillis (It), and Hugh Grant (The Gentlemen, Five Eyes) is reportedly playing a villain.
Filming under the working title Chainmail will take place this year in Belfast, Northern Ireland and France with a production team that includes cinematographer Barry Peterson (Game Night) and production designer Raymond Chan (The Falcon & The Winter Soldier).
They’ve officially moved the fantasy adventure film from May 27, 2022 to March 3, 2023.