'Dungeons & Dragons' Reboot in Development at Warner Bros.

David Leslie Johnson wrote the script for this project based on the popular tabletop roleplaying game created by E. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.

Dungeons & Dragons reboot moves forward at Warner Bros.
Dungeons & Dragons reboot moves forward at Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. is rolling the dice on a reboot of the iconic tabletop game Dungeons & Dragons. David Johnson (Wrath of the Titans) is writing the screenplay, based on the role-playing game created by E. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.

The project has actually been in development for some time. The studio is re-working David Johnson's script Chainmail, which was based on a more obscure game created by E. Gary Gygax before Dungeons & Dragons, to fit the Dungeons & Dragons world. No story details were given.

Roy Lee is producing, with Alan Zenman executive producing. Courtney Solomon, who directed the 2000 feature Dungeons & Dragons, is also attached as a producer. The game was previously adapted into the 1983 animated TV series Dungeons & Dragons.

David Johnson's other writing credits include Red Riding Hood, Orphan, and two episodes of The Walking Dead.



Sources: Deadline

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  1. Writer220

    for me to see the older versions I have to be in the right mood, a good laugh, the horrible acting and the none exsistant story.

    1 year agoby @writer220Flag

  2. undeadslayer4

    @gandoff well this is gonna be like the hobbit and lord of the rings for sure

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  3. Gandoff

    This will have to be looked at with the same kind of perspective as LOTR's and the Hobbit in order to be considered good. @writer220 I was the same. Was it what we was hoping for as a D&D movie? No. But this could and should be done better. In 2000, they was trying to rush and beat LOTR's and ended up being a mess.

    1 year agoby @gandoffFlag

  4. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Not interested

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  5. Writer220

    finally, I sort of enjoyed the other two but it's good that a reboot is happening to this. It needs some heavy attention from excellent directors and not for someone that's starting out.

    1 year agoby @writer220Flag

  6. skywise

    If they get it right im game and like @john-m said, when you are at the bottom there is nowhere to go but up.

    1 year agoby @skywiseFlag

  7. Skins

    LET THEIR BLOOD RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAIN FROM DA SHKIIIIIIIESS

    1 year agoby @SkinsFlag

  8. John M

    Well after the total disaster that was the 2000 Dungeons and Dragons film there is no where to go but up. I mean really it was hilariously bad, and casts a dark shadow on Jeromy Iron's career, but it still gets overlooked because of the other horribly awful film that came out that same year in Battlefield Earth which took the spotlight off of Dungeons and Dragons.

    That certainly was a bad year two of the worst films of all time came out in the same year.

    1 year agoby @john-mFlag