Paramount+ will roll dice on the Dungeons & Dragons TV series.
The anchor presents an eight-episode series based on the popular role-playing game. The show is from Entertainment One and Paramount Pictures; Red Notice Filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber wrote the pilot script and is set to direct the first episode.
Toymaker Hasbro owns D&D and eOne (although it is seeking to sell film and TV business ). eOne, the lead studio for the series, also partnered with Paramount Pictures on the feature film Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves , which will be released in March
released. The series will be separate from the movies, sources tell THR.
This series of projects has been developed for almost a year. eOne began buying the property from potential buyers in November, with Paramount+ winning with its direct series order.
Thurber is currently working on two sequels to Red Notice , Netflix premiere 28 biggest feature film ever. Writer-director credits also include Central Intelligence, We’re the Millers and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. He’s also co-writing (with Ellen Shanman) and set to direct a feature film based on Voltron on Amazon. Thurber is endorsed by WME and Hansen Jacobson.
Deadline first reported the news.