When you mention the Dungeons and Dragons movie, most fans will shutter in fear of what has come before. When fans mention the second Dungeons and Dragons movie, you are likely be chased out of town by and angry mob. So… are you ready for another Dungeons and Dragons movie?
Warner Bros. and Hasbro made the announcement today, that is sure to stun a number of fans, and maybe give hope to a new generation of fans wanting to see a D&D movie.
“We are so excited about bringing the world of Dungeons & Dragons to life on the big screen,” said Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, Warner Bros. Pictures. “This is far and away the most well-known brand in fantasy, which is the genre that drives the most passionate film followings. D&D has endless creative possibilities, giving our filmmakers immense opportunities to delight and thrill both fans and moviegoers new to the property.”
The news of the movie comes on the heals of the resolution of the lawsuit between Hasbro and Sweetpea Entertainment that happened in May 2013.
“We are thrilled that this beloved property can finally make its way to the big screen after 20 years, and that it can be realized by Warner Bros., which has been responsible for the biggest fantasy franchises over the past two decades,” said Courtney Solomon of Sweetpea Entertainment.
Solomon and Zeman will be attached to produce all Warner Bros.-produced Dungeons & Dragons film and television productions.