Derek Kolstad – writer for the John Wick franchise in addition to Marvels The Falcon and the Winter Soldier – is apparently establishing a brand-new series pitch based upon Dungeons & & Dragons
. According to Variety, its just among several D&D projects presently underway – apparently Hasboro film studio eOne is likewise in talks about a Dungeon & & Dragons task – although Kolstads treatment “is expected to craft a story that will catch essential aspects of the franchise through a live-action lens”.
As you may well expect, not much else is yet learnt about the job – Variety says “information on where Kolstad prepares to take the story or how he intends to broaden the franchise have not yet been revealed” – but its believed it wants to capitalise on the increase in new D&D fans that started playing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When it comes to other games getting a TV adjustment? Russian filmmaker Kantemir Balagov will reportedly be directing the upcoming HBO adjustment of The Last of Us. It was at first hypothesized that the production would reunite Chernobyls Craig Mazin with director Johan Renck, its now believed Renck had to drop out since of a scheduling conflict.
HBO greenlit the new tv adaptation of The Last of United States at the end of last year. The project is progressing under the watch of Mazin and the games writer Neil Druckmann, together with PlayStation Productions, Word Games, and, obviously, Naughty Dog.
ginning of the expansion of our storytelling into brand-new media and even wider audiences”.
Kolstads story “will catch vital aspects of the franchise through a live-action lens”.