‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Feature Film Has Dave Bautista at the Top of the Wishlist for the Lead Role

According to That Hashtag Show, the live-action feature film adaptation of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ is rumbling to life again. Screenwriter Michael Gilio (‘Kwik Stop,’ ‘Jolene’) recently gave Paramount a new draft of the script, and the studio is “absolutely buzzing.”

Meanwhile, director Chris McKay (‘The Lego Batman Movie,’ ‘Nightwing’) is no longer part of the project. However, Paramount will restart the director search once Gilio returns with a script following the studio’s recent notes.

Here is the wishlist for the male lead role, with the frontrunner in bold:

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Further, the studio is aiming for a late-summer or early-fall production start.

The film has a release date of November 19, 2021.

Source: That Hashtag Show

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