Regé-Jean Page, from Bridgerton to Dungeons & Dragons

Regé-Jean Page, from Bridgerton to Dungeons & Dragons

Regé-Jean Page

Bridgerton rising star Regé-Jean Page has joined the cast of Paramount's upcoming film, based on the RPG Dungeons & Dragons.

First to break the news is state The Hollywood Reporter, who hinted that Regé-Jean Page will play a prominent role in the new fantasy film, joined by stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez and Justice Smith. The directors of the new Dungeons & Dragons-based film will be Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, who previously collaborated on the scripts for Spider-Man: Homecoming and Horrible Bosses. The two directors will also develop the script, based on a draft by Michael Gilio (Kwik Stop).

Hasbro, eOne and Paramount are jointly producing and financing the film. EOne will also be in charge of distributing the film in the UK and Canada, while Paramount will be in charge of distribution in the rest of the world. Details on the plot and role played by Regé-Jean Page are scarce. Some rumors, made public in November 2019, indicated that a group of adventurers would travel to the Forgotten Realms in search of the dreaded Eye of Vecna, an artifact that grants incredible powers.

A film based on the settings of the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons was already released in 2000. Directed by Courtney Solomon and starring Jeremy Irons, Justin Whalin and Marlon Wayans, Dungeons & Dragons - That the game begins has received, however, practically only negative reviews . Two sequels have also been shot over the years, Dungeons & Dragons 2: Wrath of the Dragon God and Dungeons & Dragons 3: The Book of Vile Darkness, the last of which debuted in 2012, but they have not been more successful than theirs. predecessor.

The new film, originally scheduled for November 18, 2021, has been postponed due to the Covid 19 pandemic and will therefore be released in cinemas on May 27, 2022.

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‘Bridgerton’ heartthrob Regé-Jean Page joins cast of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

While rumors and unsubstantiated reports revolve around Regé-Jean Page joining popular franchises like James Bond and “Black Panther,” the “Bridgerton” heartthrob will help breathe life into one from back in the day.

This image released by Netflix shows Phoebe Dynevor, left, and Rege-Jean Page in a scene from 'Bridgerton.' (Liam Daniel/Netflix via AP) (Liam Daniel/AP)


According to The Hollywood Reporter, the British actor has landed a lead role in Paramount’s forthcoming “Dungeons & Dragons” film, joining a cast including Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez and Justice Smith.

Based on Hasbro’s popular role-playing fantasy game of the same name where players create their own characters to progress through imaginary medieval worlds, the film will be directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley — the creative team behind 2018′s sleeper hit “Game Night.”

Dungeons & Dragons was previously adapted by New Line in 2000 with a film starring Jeremy Irons.

Since then, two other Gerry Lively-helmed films have surfaced, 2005′s made-for-TV “Wrath of the Dragon God” and 2012′s straight-to-DVD “The Book of Vile Darkness.”

No further information on character or plot points are available.

Regé-Jean Page attends the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star BAFTAs Pre Party at The Standard on Jan. 22, 2020 in London. (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)


Page, who stars as the swoon-worthy Duke of Hastings in Shonda Rhimes’ hit Netflix period drama, is also set to host “Saturday Night Live” this weekend.

The British actor – also currently see in Amazon’s “Sylvie’s Love” – made his American television debut in the 2016 remake of “Roots” portraying Chicken George.