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New Dungeons & Dragons film in the works as legal dispute concludes

3 August 2015 11:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After months of legal disputes between toy giants Hasbro and production company Sweetpea Entertainment over the sequel rights to Dungeons & Dragons, Warner Bros. has announced that a settlement has been reached and a new film is in the works.

Greg Silverman, Warners Pictures’ Creative Development and Worldwide Production head-honcho said: “We are so excited about bringing the world of Dungeons & Dragons to life on the big screen. This is far and away the most well-known brand in fantasy, which is the genre that drives the most passionate film followings. D&D has endless creative possibilities, giving our filmmakers immense opportunities to delight and thrill both fans and moviegoers new to the property.”

Under the new deal, both Hasbro and Sweetpea Entertainment will produce the film with WB, with The Conjuring 2 writer David Leslie Johnson assigned to pen the script.

“This settlement accomplished our overarching goal of unifying all Dungeons & Dragons rights under Hasbro’s control, »

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