San Diego Comedian-Con 2022 is in full swing, again in particular person after pandemic-forced digital variations and the smaller scale particular occasion late final yr. Whereas it wasn’t the primary panel, the occasion for Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Amongst Thieves felt like the right kick off for the con, and included the trailer, which yow will discover beneath.
As co-written and directed by Recreation Night time duo John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the newest try to convey the fantasy board recreation to cinematic life has an actual sense of humour baked into its big-scale motion and an all-star solid in addition.
With some Taika Waititi vibes right here, the likes of Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Web page, Sophia Lillis, Justice Smith and Hugh Grant lead the solid for a narrative that’s successfully a heist film within the fantasy realm.
In line with the synopsis: “A captivating thief and a band of unlikely adventurers undertake an epic heist to retrieve a misplaced relic, however issues go dangerously awry after they run afoul of the unsuitable folks.” And sure, there’s some final evil unleashed.
Paramount naturally has excessive hopes for this one, and from the appears to be like of this trailer, the studio is perhaps on to one thing.
The panel, in the meantime, was a raucous affair, thanks principally to the comedy stylings of Grant, who joked about S&M, taking extras house (additional costumes, that’s), and “maintaining my backside in form” after speak of coaching. Chatting their D&D bonafides (nicely, not Hugh), the actors sounded enthusiastic and nicely bonded.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Amongst Thieves might be out on 3 March subsequent yr.