The Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves trailer is now available. Paramount Pictures revealed the images for the upcoming live-action movie during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con. The film — starring Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, and Regé-Jean Page among others — is set to hit theaters March 3, 2023, and features a ton of traditional elements from the popular tabletop role-playing game. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves was originally slated for release in July 2021, but continued to be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other internal issues – until it finally settled in March 2023.
The Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves trailer starts with a voiceover explaining the principle. As a thief, Pine leads a pack of rogue adventurers on a fantastical journey in search of an ancient relic. The half-baked and unclear exhibit reveals that said antiquity harbored dark and mystical powers and was accidentally handed over to the wrong group of people. “We didn’t want to unleash the greatest evil the world had ever seen,” he says.
So now our ragtag group of misfits are tasked with getting him back any way they can. The path ahead is daunting, teeming with dragons, gelatinous cubes, mimics, magical warriors, and beasts of displacement serving as obstacles. The Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves trailer then turns into quick shots of the remaining cast members. Rodriguez is a brute, adept at solving problems using his fists and heavy weapons.
Page — of Bridgerton fame – relies on sharp blades, while Justice Smith conjures up magical incantations. The Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves trailer also introduces us to a shapeshifted “owl” played by Sophia Lillis (Sharp Objects, It Chapter Two) – which adds to the endless banter and wry lines between the characters.
Hugh Grant also stars in Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, and he thinks the film has a “Monty Python sensibility” in terms of humor. Writer-director Jonathan Goldstein (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Horrible Bosses) also has plans for a D&D franchise in the near future. “There are also characters from the lore, which will provide a lead in multiple films,” he said during the Comic-Con 2022 panel.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves will be released on March 3, 2022 in theaters worldwide.
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