It feels like the development of a television show or movie based on the popular board game “Dungeons & Dragons
” has been in development since time immemorial. Now, we might be one step closer. Derek Kolstad
, the man behind the Keanu Reeves
-starring “John Wick
” franchise has been tapped to write and develop a pitch for a live-action TV series based on the game. Kolstad is said to be one of many writers being courted to work within the universe.
According to The Hollywood Reporter
, this is a separate entity from the feature film which Paramount
and eOne, the film division of game owners Hasbro
, already have in the casting stages and announced with Chris Pine
in the lead. It’s unclear whether this would be a companion series to the filmed feature, with the same cast, or if this would be a totally separate entity.
Created in 1974, “Dungeons & Dragons