Bridgerton favourite Regé-Jean Web page has joined the solid of Paramount’s Dungeons & Dragons film. With Bridgerton shortly turning into probably the most well-liked choices on Netflix quickly after debuting its freshman season, Web page has seen his star quickly rise because the begin of the yr. It was just lately introduced that he’d be making his Saturday Night time Reside internet hosting debut in an upcoming episode of the sketch comedy sequence, and now his subsequent massive challenge in Hollywood has been lined up as properly.
The Hollywood Reporter experiences that Regé-Jean Web page has closed a deal for a number one position within the live-action Dungeons & Dragons adaptation. He’ll be a featured participant as a part of an ensemble solid that additionally contains Chris Pine (Star Trek), Michelle Rodriguez (Quick & Livid franchise), and Justice Smith Detective Pikachu). As with the opposite actors, no particulars on Web page’s character have but been revealed as plot particulars are nonetheless firmly beneath wraps.
Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daly (Recreation Night time) will direct Dungeons & Dragons. The directing duo might be utilizing a screenplay they’ve co-written primarily based on a earlier draft by Michael Gilio. Jeremy Latcham will produce by his take care of studio eOne with Hasbro’s Brian Goldner additionally producing. Hasbro/eOne and Paramount will collectively produce and finance with eOne distributing within the U.Okay. and Canada and Paramount distributing elsewhere on this planet.’
Dungeons & Dragons is a well-liked fantasy role-playing sport the place gamers create their very own characters to progress by imaginary medieval worlds. It has served as an inspiration for numerous variations through the years, which features a live-action film beforehand launched in theaters in 2000. Although it featured a robust solid, the film was critically panned however did spawn two sequels launched on to tv or dwelling video.
A preferred cartoon sequence from the Eighties primarily based on Dungeons & Dragons took a distinct method with the story. It adopted a gaggle of youngsters from the actual world transported to the Dungeons & Dragons universe the place they spend the sequence looking for their manner again dwelling. It isn’t but recognized if Paramount’s upcoming function might be extra of a meta story just like the cartoon or if will probably be purely set in a mystical fantasy world just like the 2000 film.
In line with Netflix, Bridgerton was watched by greater than 82 million subscribers inside its first month, setting a brand new report for the streamer. For his starring position as Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings, Web page has grow to be considered one of at the moment’s hottest actors within the span of some weeks. He beforehand appeared within the Roots miniseries and the ABC drama For the Individuals. Some Bridgerton followers have additionally known as for Web page to play the subsequent James Bond with Daniel Craig departing the franchise.
You may catch Web page within the first season of Bridgerton which is at the moment streaming on Netflix. This Saturday, he may even be internet hosting the subsequent new episode of SNL, giving followers a chance to see the actor’s extra comedic aspect. Given his performances that we have seen from him to this point, there is no doubt he’ll just do effective in Dungeons & Dragons. This information involves us from The Hollywood Reporter.