The page has been cast in a leading role in the project, which includes Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, and Justice Smith. Reese-Jean Page broke her next project as the star of Netflix’s smash hit Bridgerton. The page has closed a deal for a lead role in Paramount’s Dangens and Dragons feature, featuring a cast that includes Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, and Justice Smith.
Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daly – the pair behind New Line’s sleeper hit Game Night – are set to direct the feature based on the popular fantasy role-playing game Wizard of the Coast. Goldstein and Daly also wrote the latest version of the script based on a previous draft by Michael Gillio.
The game of Dungeons & Dragons is known for its war games, treasure hunts, expeditions, quirks, and vicissitudes of fate, all in a setting that combines humans, elves, orcs, and hundreds of other creatures. The game uses multilevel dice in gameplay and is known as Dungeon Master.
It is not known whether the film adaptation will be a straight-forward fantasy film, set in the game world, or incorporate aspects of storytelling and gameplay. Jeremy Latcham is producing through his deal with Studio Eon, Hasbro’s entertainment arm. Hasbro’s Brian Goldner is also producing.
Hasbro / Eon and Paramount are jointly producing and financing, as well as U.K. And distribution in Canada and Paramount in the rest of the world. Page, who is set to host this week’s Saturday Night Live, starred as the beloved Duke of Hastings in the Shonda Rhimes-produced drama which, according to Streamer, grossed more than 82 million accounts in its first month Viewed, which made it. By far the largest range of service.
His previous feature credits include Mortal Engine and period romance Sylvie’s Love. Page to CAA, U.K. Key Artists Partnership, retitled by Mosaic and Ziffren Brittenham.