DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Looks To Ansel Elgort To Star

It was last August that details were finally ironed out and finalized for the involvement of Warner Bros. Hasbro Inc. and Sweetpea Entertainment in lieu of the upcoming production, Dungeons And Dragons. This week, news appears to be moving forward now with Deadline reporting Divergent film series co-star Ansel Elgort as the first one up for a role in the film with Rob Letterman directing as of March.

The Conjuring 2 scribe David Leslie Johnson wrote the script inspired by the globally popular 1974 role-playing game from TSR, inc., which, if all looks up for actor Vin Diesel (or an actor similar to his caliber as specualted earlier this year), will join him with Elgort and a cast for a story centered on a warrior and a band of creatures in search of a mythical treasure. Roy Lee of Vertigo Entertainment will produce with Stephen Davis and Brian Goldner of Hasbro and Courtney Solomon via Sweetpea Entertainment, with Vertigo's John Middelton and Sweetpea's Allan Zeman executive producing.

Elgort's next gig will be The Divergent Series: Ascendant which release next June from Summit via Lionsgate.

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