Hugh Grant and ‘It’ Star Sophia Lillis Join the ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Movie

A new movie adaptation of the popular tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons is finally happening, with Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, co-directors of 2018’s hilarious comedy Game Night and writers of Spider-Man: Homecoming, on board to direct.

Chris Pine is set to star, it was announced some time ago, with Michelle Rodriguez (Resident Evil) and Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) more recently joining the cast.

Deadline reports today that Hugh Grant and Sophia Lillis (It, It Chapter Two, Gretel & Hansel) have also come on board. According to the site, Grant is playing the film’s villain.

The upcoming adaptation comes courtesy of Hasbro/eOne and Paramount. The movie, according to a Deadline report, is said to “take a subversive approach to the game.”

Goldstein and Francis Daley are also writing the script.

Designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, Dungeons & Dragons was first published in 1974. Between 2000 and 2012, three Dungeons & Dragons films were released.

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