Well, here it is. They finally got stuff straightened out so that instead of spending resources on putting together an original Fantasy film entry, they can sink a few million into something that’s not going to make anyone happy, just so Hasbro can get the rights back. Oh, great, it’ll be Forgotten Realms, one of the stalest and slimiest of pink slime fantasy settings. At least it’ll give folks something to bitch and moan about besides 5e for awhile. http://comicbook.com/2015/08/03/dungeons-dragons-movie-officially-announced/
Meanwhile, my original opinion on the matter stands.
Why is it significant that there are now talks about Warner Brothers making a Dungeons & Dragons movie? And now Hasbro is claiming that they have a deal with Universal.
First, I’d like to put forward the incredibly heathen idea that the first Dungeons & Dragons movie is not as terrible as most people say it was. When I saw it in theaters ages ago, it was just me, my mom (I was 16), and some fatbeard. While it was not remarkable or amazing, it was fairly entertaining, I enjoyed it well enough. After the movie, the fatbeard went on about how horrible it was and how they got everything from D&D wrong and such. Now, given further retrospect, I know one thing to be true and another highly likely to be true: Dungeons & Dragons was one of the better movies Marlon Wayans has been in and…
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