“Dungeons & Dragons” Boasts A Fun Tone?
Don’t expect Paramount Pictures’ upcoming film adaptation of the beloved “Dungeons & Dragons” RPG franchise to be too serious an affair according to one of its key stars.
Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith, Sophia Lillis, and Rege-Jean Page star in the film which was shot between April and August last year in Ireland.
As we know “Game Night” directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein came on board in mid-2019 and when they did they ended up writing a new script.
Pine, out doing press for his recent thriller “All the Old Knives,” tells Collider that tone-wise the film may be more lighthearted than expected:
“What I will say is we had a hell of a fun time making it. There was a lot of laughs. The way that I’ve been describing it, it’s like Game of Thrones mixed with a little Princess Bride, just a smidge of Holy Grail; it’s somewhere in that ballpark.
It’s a lot of fun. It’s got a lot of thrills. It’s poppy, it’s eighties heartfelt, there’s a bit of Goonies in there. My character, he’s the ultimate party planner. I think it’s going to be really good. I mean, who f–king knows, but I think we got a good shot and John and John are killer guys. They know comedy and they know heart and we had a great cast and we had a good time making it. And that’s all you can ask for.”
“Dungeons & Dragons” is set to premiere theatrically on March 3rd 2023.