Paramount Pictures alongside Game Night directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are attempting a new feature film adaptation of the fantasy table-top game Dungeons & Dragons. And it’s been announced that production is finally underway in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the main filming location of HBO’s Game of Thrones series.
Filming has officially begun according to co-director Jonathan Goldstein via Twitter.
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), Chloe Coleman (Avatar 2, Gunpowder Milkshake) and Hugh Grant (The Gentlemen, Five Eyes) is reportedly playing a villain.
Production will be taking place under the working title Chainmail with locations said to include Belfast, Northern Ireland and France. The fantasy film’s production team consists of cinematographer Barry Peterson (Game Night) and production designer Raymond Chan (The Falcon & The Winter Soldier).
Paramount will unleash Dungeons & Dragons on March 3, 2023.
SOURCE: JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN