Odd List Liam Macleod 10 May 2013 - 06:24
As word spreads that Warner Bros has bought the rights to Dungeons & Dragons, Liam explains how a new movie adaptation could work...
News broke recently that Warner Bros has acquired the rights to make a film based on the world’s biggest table-top roleplaying game, Dungeons & Dragons. In fact a script, written by David Leslie Johnson, had been in development for some time, based on the assumption that the D&D brand is no longer poison after the first adaptation back in 2000.
Scepticism aside, this is exciting news, with the mainstream popularity of Game Of Thrones and the continuing tales from Middle Earth, epic fantasy has never been more bankable. The only problem is that unlike other franchises, D&D is a game built around players constructing their own narrative. Sure, creator Gary Gygax provided plenty of descriptions for the various worlds (I »
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