The D&D movie rolls for initiative once more, but this time a new Dungeon Master is in charge. Well, Dungeon Masters.
Variety reports that hot off of their creative-differences-based exit from Warner Bros.’ long in the works, seemingly cursed Flash standalone DC movie, Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley will replace now-outgoing director Chris McKay on Paramount’s attempt to bring the legendary tabletop RPG series, Dungeons & Dragons, to the big screen once more.
McKay has left the D&D movie to work on his upcoming sci-fi mystery project Ghost Draft, starring Yvonne Strahovski and Chris Pratt.
There have been various iterations of a D&D movie in the works for including Rob Letterman, coming and going from the project.
This latest attempt with Goldstein and Daley (a partnership that saw them previously pen Spider-Man: Homecoming together)Â will mark the latest and first under the auspices of Hasbro’s AllSpark Productions, the merchandise-maker and Wizards of the Coast owner’s new attempt to leverage its popular toy brands like Magic: The Gathering, D&D, and Transformers into a Marvel-esque cinematic empire.
We’ll bring you more on Goldstein and Daley’s plans for the Forgotten Realms and beyond, as we learn them.