Game Night's Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are rumored to direct the D&D movie. The pair wrote Spider-Man: Homecoming.
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After being spoiled by how great the dragons look in Game of Thrones, the folks behind the new Dungeons and Dragons movie will have to up their game.HBO
New directors could be rolling the dice to helm a movie reboot based on the classic fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.
Game Night directors Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are in currently in negotiations to direct the new D&D movie for Paramount and Hasbro's AllSpark Pictures, according to Deadline. Goldstein and Daley also wrote the screenplay to the 2017 Marvel superhero movie Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Paramount and AllSpark Pictures didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
In addition to the commercially unsuccessful 2000 movie, a more popular Dungeons and Dragons animated series ran on CBS from 1983 through 1985. (Disclosure: CBS is the parent company of CNET.)
The new Dungeons & Dragons movie is slated to hit theaters on November 21, 2021.