A Dungeons & Dragons TV sequence has been greenlit by Paramount+. The streaming service have given the venture an eight-episode order, with Rawson Marshall Thurber, the author and director of Netflix’s Red Notice, to jot down and direct the primary episode.
Deadline report that the venture has been shopped round since November 2022, with “a number of patrons” and Paramount+ ultimately successful out. Paramount+ is presently the house for the Halo live-action TV sequence.
Rawson Marshall Thurber’s earlier venture was Red Notice, a film starring Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot and The Rock which appeared to me, from trailers, prefer it had been algorithmically constructed. It was – maybe because of being algorithmically constructed – apparently Netflix’s most watched movie of all time. In equity, Thurber additionally directed Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, a film I’ve an unreasonable affection for,
The TV sequence will arrive not lengthy after a D&D film, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, which is because of launch this March. It’s written and directed by Spider-Man: Homecoming writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein and stars Chris Pine and Michelle Rodriguez. The TV sequence appears to be a totally separate factor.
There’s so much occurring with D&D for the time being, between the film, the TV sequence, the announcement of One D&D, a number of in-development video games (together with Baldur’s Gate 3, as a result of go away early entry this yr) and a number of other cancelled video games.