Warner Bros Acquires Rights To Make Dungeons & Dragons Movie

I wonder what edition it's gonna be filmed in.
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TBH, this makes me nervous.  The last several were...horrific.  At best.

Game of Thrones -proves- that it can do well as long as people can get past the name, but the characters/effects -have- to at least live up to a frickin' television show.  The other two I've seen haven't done that at all.  I'd be happy if it were made and was made with good production values; not to mention it can help reinforce a lot of the 'traditional' tropes used in D&D (particularly regarding wizards).

"Lightning...it flashes bright, then fades away.  It can't protect, it can only destroy."

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Oh wait, they're serious?  Let me laugh harder!

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Seriously though, while I'd love for the D&D property to get something remotely satisfactory made of it, I uh, I really doubt that will ever be the case.  At the very least, not until they get away from "generic D&D", and move to a specific campaign setting / story.

Eberron is by far their most "cinema-friendly" setting.  Not using it - hell, not at the very least using one of the existing FR or Dragonlance stories - is just a mistake.
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Oh wait, they're serious?  Let me laugh harder!

HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHAHA


Seriously though, while I'd love for the D&D property to get something remotely satisfactory made of it, I uh, I really doubt that will ever be the case.  At the very least, not until they get away from "generic D&D", and move to a specific campaign setting / story.

Eberron is by far their most "cinema-friendly" setting.  Not using it - hell, not at the very least using one of the existing FR or Dragonlance stories - is just a mistake.



Eberron, even as an older-edition fan, could be do-able.  I rather enjoyed the world myself (especially Riedra!).  OTOH...I don't know if I'd want to be the artist in charge of -not- making the warforged look...well, silly.  A -lot- of the pics don't achieve that at all, although they did a great job with the 'heavy' warforged.  But the regular ones?  They really look dumb imo.

"Lightning...it flashes bright, then fades away.  It can't protect, it can only destroy."

HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHAHA

Oh wait, they're serious?  Let me laugh harder!

HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHAHA


Seriously though, while I'd love for the D&D property to get something remotely satisfactory made of it, I uh, I really doubt that will ever be the case.  At the very least, not until they get away from "generic D&D", and move to a specific campaign setting / story.

Eberron is by far their most "cinema-friendly" setting.  Not using it - hell, not at the very least using one of the existing FR or Dragonlance stories - is just a mistake.



Actually,  Dragonlance is likely their best candidate considering the novels pulled in significant quantities of non-gamers,  indicating wider general appeal.

Following that,  I'd say FR and Drizzt is their next safest bet since that'll guarantee at least one demographic even if it doesn't resonate with the others.

Eberron is going to be the hardest sell possible.  It's unknown to those who grew up playing AD&D but no longer play,  and the robotic aspect is going to be a *really* hard sell to alot of people who'd be confused.

I'm interested to see how this goes though,  D&D has alot of potential for a great movie,  sadly it's never been fully realized      
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They would do better to make the DragonLance books into movies or to make the Drizzt novels into movies. Making the game "Dungeons&Dragons" generic is a recipe for disaster. Please don't relegate the franchise to the SciFi channel by making another generic crappy D&D movie.
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I'm  with Gatt the safest bet would be dragonlance. 

But it WILL be Forgotten Realms. They have pretty much done nothing else for quite some time and they seem to be full intent on milking FR for every last dollar they can make.

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They would do better to make the DragonLance books into movies or to make the Drizzt novels into movies. Making the game "Dungeons&Dragons" generic is a recipe for disaster.



Yeah, I don't know why they don't use one of the good established stories or characters instead of making up some generic fantasy crap and slapping the D&D name on it.

They would do better to make the DragonLance books into movies or to make the Drizzt novels into movies. Making the game "Dungeons&Dragons" generic is a recipe for disaster.



Yeah, I don't know why they don't use one of the good established stories or characters instead of making up some generic fantasy crap and slapping the D&D name on it.




If they want to make D&D movie that is to be something other then a "direct to DVD" or SYFY movie there is risk to using a established setting. First, the gross majority of movie goers will see it as a generic fantasy movie so the benefit will be minimal. Second, they risk offending the fickle D&D consumer base and end up with a possible flop and a lost of former customers.

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..."window.parent.tinyMCE.get('post_content').onLoad.dispatch();" contenteditable="true" />If they want to make D&D movie that is to be something other then a "direct to DVD" or SYFY movie there is risk to using a established setting. First, the gross majority of movie goers will see it as a generic fantasy movie so the benefit will be minimal. Second, they risk offending the fickle D&D consumer base and end up with a possible flop and a lost of former customers.



The main benefit isn't so much name recognition, as it is the fact that you know you're using a story people liked and a fantasy world that people liked, as opposed to a totally generic world which is almost always going to suck.

As for the possible flop, I'll take a possible flop over a guaranteed one any day, and going with the generic fantasy crap is guaranteed to be a flop.
..."window.parent.tinyMCE.get('post_content').onLoad.dispatch();" contenteditable="true" />If they want to make D&D movie that is to be something other then a "direct to DVD" or SYFY movie there is risk to using a established setting. First, the gross majority of movie goers will see it as a generic fantasy movie so the benefit will be minimal. Second, they risk offending the fickle D&D consumer base and end up with a possible flop and a lost of former customers.



The main benefit isn't so much name recognition, as it is the fact that you know you're using a story people liked and a fantasy world that people liked, as opposed to a totally generic world which is almost always going to suck.

As for the possible flop, I'll take a possible flop over a guaranteed one any day, and going with the generic fantasy crap is guaranteed to be a flop.



And logically it makes sense, but when you have a readership that quit buying books all togather, because WoTC decide to release the ebooks before the hardbacks you have to consider something like that a real risk because it could have severe consequences.

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i would love to get a properly done dragonlance movie and not some animated crap, but on the other hand a classic dungeon setting like temple of elemental evil would rock alot.
i would love to get a properly done dragonlance movie and not some animated crap, but on the other hand a classic dungeon setting like temple of elemental evil would rock alot.



I think in any case the best thing would be if they used already existing DnD novels to adapt to film instead of trying to come up with their own thing.

and there are plently of novels from difrent settings to chose from 
A well-done treatment of the Hunter's Blade series, Icewind Dale series, etc. could, potentially, catapult D&D straight into the limelight. It worked for LotR, despite formerly being a "nerd"-exclusive series. It would have to be setting specific, character specific, and done by people who know how to bring those apects to life, though.

Using a generic setting with unknown characters is and will always be doomed to failure. Everyone has their own ideas about what D&D "looks" like, and a generic setting and characters fall flat. At least using a name as big as Drizzt (despite how much I dislike that particular franchise) would give the film a true protagonist that fans immediately identify with, and non-fans will quickly understand (the tragic hero with the dark past is a trope as old as film itself), not to mention using the Realms as a setting. I know a fear the makers of the LotR had was that moviegoers that weren't familiar with Hobbits, Eants, etc. wouldn't "get it", but they did, and it made millions. The same goes for D&D. Do it well, use notable, known actors, and an established storyline, and they'll do fine. If they don't...we get yet another dung pile not worth watching.
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First off, this is not confirmation that a movie is being made. Warner merely obtained the rights to make a movie.

Studios do this all the time, and often let the option/rights expire without doing anything. In fact, this is more often the case than not. Sometimes, a studio will obtain the rights to something simply because they don't want a competitor to nab it.

Given the huge success of Game of Thrones and the Lord of the Rings related movies however, I would not be surprised if they do indeed go ahead with a movie. But it is not a sure thing. Even if WB fully intends to make one, and pushes hard with resources and talent...Hollywood is fickle place. Even enthusiastic projects frequently crash and burn, never to see a theater.

But that aside, I think they actually could do a generic dungeon-crawling fantasy version of D&D and pull it off well. I don't think a generic fantasy motif would fall flat, just so long as the movie makers are truly into the theme and are good at their jobs. I feel the reason much of the "SyFy made-for-TV" stuff is relatively low quality is that the people who make those shows don't necessarily care about the subject matter - many of them are just doing a job, cranking out generic sci-fi. Hopefully, a new D&D movie will be done right and avoid such problems. With a major studio attached, I am cautiously optimistic.
First off, this is not confirmation that a movie is being made. Warner merely obtained the rights to make a movie.

Studios do this all the time, and often let the option/rights expire without doing anything. In fact, this is more often the case than not. Sometimes, a studio will obtain the rights to something simply because they don't want a competitor to nab it.

Given the huge success of Game of Thrones and the Lord of the Rings related movies however, I would not be surprised if they do indeed go ahead with a movie. But it is not a sure thing. Even if WB fully intends to make one, and pushes hard with resources and talent...Hollywood is fickle place. Even enthusiastic projects frequently crash and burn, never to see a theater.

But that aside, I think they actually could do a generic dungeon-crawling fantasy version of D&D and pull it off well. I don't think a generic fantasy motif would fall flat, just so long as the movie makers are truly into the theme and are good at their jobs. I feel the reason much of the "SyFy made-for-TV" stuff is relatively low quality is that the people who make those shows don't necessarily care about the subject matter - many of them are just doing a job, cranking out generic sci-fi. Hopefully, a new D&D movie will be done right and avoid such problems. With a major studio attached, I am cautiously optimistic.




remember when sci-fi channel made movies that were good and fun, peppridge farm remembers lol
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Do a 'Blade' like movie starring a prominent African American actor playing Drizzt in icewind dale, and you would have a best seller...




if you say you hate dark elves would that make you a racist?
Do a 'Blade' like movie starring a prominent African American actor playing Drizzt in icewind dale, and you would have a best seller...




if you say you hate dark elves would that make you a racist?



No, it would make you a realist.

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Do a 'Blade' like movie starring a prominent African American actor playing Drizzt in icewind dale, and you would have a best seller...




if you say you hate dark elves would that make you a racist?



No, it would make you a realist.




ok now that things are cleared up would the dark elf cheat on his dark elf taxes and go to dark elf jail in the movie.

remember when sci-fi channel made movies that were good and fun, peppridge farm remembers lol



To me, the only good sci-fi (I guess it would be SyFy now) original movie that I recall was Dog Soldiers. That was a ginuinely decent werewolf movie. Apart from that, you end up with garbage like Mega Python vs. Gatoroid and Sharktopus.

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First off, this is not confirmation that a movie is being made. Warner merely obtained the rights to make a movie.

Did you read the article? Because the article says that the studio is actually quite far along in the development of the project, as it will use a script by Wrath Of The Titans and Red Riding Hood scribe and Frank Darabont protege David Leslie Johnson.  That script, Chainmail, was acquired last year as a free-standing project and is being retro-fitted to fit the much bigger game creation. The film will be produced by The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee and Courtney Solomon.
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First off, this is not confirmation that a movie is being made. Warner merely obtained the rights to make a movie.

Did you read the article, because the article says that the studio is actually quite far along in the development of the project, as it will use a script by Wrath Of The Titans and Red Riding Hood scribe and Frank Darabont protege David Leslie Johnson.  That script, Chainmail, was acquired last year as a free-standing project and is being retro-fitted to fit the much bigger game creation. The film will be produced by The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee and Courtney Solomon. 



Well...thanks for raining on that particular parade.
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Do a 'Blade' like movie starring a prominent African American actor playing Drizzt in icewind dale, and you would have a best seller...Smile



I'm not convinced of that.  From a name recognition standpoint,  you'd have only a guaranteed narrow demographic of the male group,  some penetration into the general male demographic,  and potentially limited female penetration.  I think that would perform ok,  but by no means be a blockbuster.

Ravenloft would be a hard sell,  it would appear to be a fantasy horror movie and would have to hope it pulled an Underworld.  Planescape would appear incomprehensible.  Dark Sun has potential,  but limited name recognition.

Dragonlance is the strongest property possible as it historically already appealed to the widest demographic of all of the settings.

Honestly though,  the press release tells us it won't be any of these.  The working title was Chainmail,  and...

That script, Chainmail, was acquired last year as a free-standing project, based on an obscure game that was also hatched by D&D designer Gary Gygax before he and Dave Arneson launched D&D. It is being retro-fitted to fit the much bigger game creation.



So it wasn't based on any existing D&D property,  so no Dragonlance,  no Drizzt.  The best we can hope for is it being reworked into one of the existing settings as a prelude to something bigger in that setting.  As such,  it is most likely Forgotten Realms,  it's unlikely to fit in the Dragonlance setting (Sad as that makes me)

I'll also caution those thinking "Lord of the Rings!",  Tolkein was widely read by many demographics,  and the cartoons introduced many more.  D&D,  as big as it is,  isn't Tolkein.  I'm not saying they can't have a break out movie,  just saying that unlike Tolkein,  it has to work hard for that and will not have the budget Tolkein did.     
there is no dungeons and dragon standard setting

it's completely determined by the dungeon master
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...the article says that the studio is actually quite far along in the development of the project, as it will use a script by Wrath Of The Titans and Red Riding Hood scribe and Frank Darabont protege David Leslie Johnson.  That script, Chainmail, was acquired last year as a free-standing project and is being retro-fitted to fit the much bigger game creation. The film will be produced by The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee and Courtney Solomon.


I did not see that. Thanks, that's encouraging.

It doesn't mean it's a sure-thing though. Plenty of movies get even further than that and get canned. For example, they might not even have a shooting script yet. They may have bought Chainmail to avoid lawsuit for producing a script too similar, and/or to prevent another stuido from making a movie too similar...or simply because they liked the title (and always planned to dump the script and start over).

Even if it all goes forward and gets a wide theatrical release, it's hard to say what the final product will be.

For example, we might get a final product called Chainmail that turns out to be no more Dungeons & Dragons than Pacific Rim is Evangelion, or The Condemned is Battle Royale.

I'm not intending to be a spoilsport; things could very well go fine. But I've been burned over too many decades of movie hopes and dreams to not mention these points.
Wait are beholders in chainmail? I won't lie I'll probably pay money to see a beholder disintegrate some adventurers... I mean the movie is probably going to be PG 13 so completely disintegration is the best we are going to be able to hope for anyway.

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there is no dungeons and dragon standard setting

4th edition has a default setting based on points of lights set in the Nentir Vale.

Do a 'Blade' like movie starring a prominent African American actor playing Drizzt in icewind dale, and you would have a best seller...Smile


and potentially limited female penetration.  I think that would perform ok 



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I do think that a generic D&D setting might work as a movie so long as they don't jump the shark with story lines consisting of TONS of Dragons (like the first movie *shudders*), Planar entities like Demons and Angels, SUPER-MAGICAL artifacts, SUPER-POWERFUL enemy necromancers, or overly ridiculous stuff you'd most likely see in a high-leveled Epic style campaign. What works well for me is more sublte starting point, something like Dragons of Autumn Twilight (Dragonlance) or Eye of the World (book 1, Wheel of Time). The protagonists should start out a bit new or green so that the audience can resonate more with them. I'd love to see them do a Temple of Elemental Evil movie, but we'll have to see what they roll out with.      
Do a 'Blade' like movie starring a prominent African American actor playing Drizzt in icewind dale, and you would have a best seller...Smile


and potentially limited female penetration.  I think that would perform ok 



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I do think that a generic D&D setting might work as a movie so long as they don't jump the shark with story lines consisting of TONS of Dragons (like the first movie *shudders*), Planar entities like Demons and Angels, SUPER-MAGICAL artifacts, SUPER-POWERFUL enemy necromancers, or overly ridiculous stuff you'd most likely see in a high-leveled Epic style campaign. What works well for me is more sublte starting point, something like Dragons of Autumn Twilight (Dragonlance) or Eye of the World (book 1, Wheel of Time). The protagonists should start out a bit new or green so that the audience can resonate more with them. I'd love to see them do a Temple of Elemental Evil movie, but we'll have to see what they roll out with.      

I would pre-pay for a Darksun show starring this famous D&D player

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@ Garthanos: I'd watch that

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Darksun and Eberron both have a potential for enough grit to be taken seriously... and with a lead actor who is both cool and a player how much better could they do?
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I also would love to have a non-magic antagonist vs a party of adventures because it be interesting to see how they would thwart them.

More then anything though I would prefer something smaller scope then "Win or the entire world ends!".

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Wouldn't it be cool if the movie had a meta-thing going on, with players playing the game around a table and the actual in-game events portrayed as well?  I want to see a movie that is about Dungeons & Dragons, not about some Fantasy setting that Dungeons & Dragons tries to make playable.

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Wouldn't it be cool if the movie had a meta-thing going on, with players playing the game around a table and the actual in-game events portrayed as well?   


I just dont see that being done well... 
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By virtue of being a player your characters are the protagonists in a heroic fantasy game even at level one
"Wizards and Warriors need abilities with explicit effects for opposite reasons. With the wizard its because you need to create artificial limits on them, they have no natural ones and for the Warrior you need to grant permission to do awesome."

 

If there's no Warlord I'll refuse to buy tickets.
"Therefore, you are the crapper, I'm merely the vessel through which you crap." -- akaddk
If there's no Warlord I'll refuse to buy tickets.


hah, vin diesel is a fighting mans fighter... through and through ... not some king arthur or galadriel type.
  Creative Character Build Collection and The Magic of King's and Heros  also Can Martial Characters Fly? 

Improvisation in 4e: Fave 4E Improvisations - also Wrecans Guides to improvisation beyond page 42
The Non-combatant Adventurer (aka Princess build Warlord or LazyLord)
Reality is unrealistic - and even monkeys protest unfairness
Reflavoring the Fighter : The Wizard : The Swordmage - Creative Character Collection: Bloodwright (Darksun Character) 

At full hit points and still wounded to incapacitation? you are playing 1e.
By virtue of being a player your characters are the protagonists in a heroic fantasy game even at level one
"Wizards and Warriors need abilities with explicit effects for opposite reasons. With the wizard its because you need to create artificial limits on them, they have no natural ones and for the Warrior you need to grant permission to do awesome."

 

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