Bridgerton favorite Regé-Jean Page has joined the cast of Paramount’s Dungeons & Dragons movie. With Bridgerton Page, which quickly became one of the most popular offerings on Netflix shortly after its freshman season debut, has seen his star rise rapidly since the beginning of the year. It was recently announced that he would be making his Saturday Night Live hosting debut in an upcoming episode of the sketch comedy series, and now his next big project in Hollywood is also on the agenda.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Regé-Jean Page has struck a deal to star in the live action Dungeons and Dragons adjustment. He will be a featured player as part of an ensemble cast that also includes Chris Pine (Star Trek), Michelle Rodriguez (Fast & Furious franchise) and Justice Smith Detective PikachuAs with the other actors, no details about Page’s character have yet been revealed as the plot details are still firmly hidden.
Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daly (Game night) will suffer Dungeons and DragonsThe director duo uses a screenplay they wrote together based on an earlier version by Michael Gilio. Jeremy Latcham will produce through his deal with studio eOne, while Hasbro’s Brian Goldner will also produce. Hasbro / eOne and Paramount will co-produce and finance with eOne for distribution in the UK and Canada and Paramount for distribution elsewhere in the world. ‘
Dungeons and Dragons is a popular fantasy role-playing game in which players create their own characters to advance through imaginary medieval worlds. It has inspired several adaptations over the years, including a live action movie previously released in theaters in 2000. While the film featured a strong cast, the film was critically panned, but two sequels were released released live on television or at home. video.
A popular 80s cartoon series based on Dungeons and Dragons took a different approach with the story. It followed a group of real-world kids who went to the Dungeons and Dragons universe where they spend the series trying to find their way home. It is not yet known whether Paramount’s upcoming feature film will be more of a meta-story like the cartoon, or whether it is set purely in a mystical fantasy world like the 2000 film.
According to Netflix, Bridgerton was watched by more than 82 million subscribers in its first month, setting a new record for the streamer. For his starring role as Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings, Page has become one of today’s hottest actors in a matter of weeks. He previously appeared in the Roots miniseries and the ABC drama For the peopleSome Bridgerton fans have also called on Page to play the next James Bond with Daniel Craig leaving the franchise.
You can catch Page in season one of Bridgerton currently streaming on Netflix. This Saturday he also organizes the next new episode of SNL, giving fans a chance to see the actor’s more comedic side. Given his performances we’ve seen of him so far, there’s no question that he’ll do just fine Dungeons and DragonsThis news comes from The Hollywood Reporter.
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