Deadline is exclusively reporting that Hugh Grant and Sophia Lillis are the latest names to join the cast of Paramount’s upcoming film adaptation of the popular role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons.
Though plot details for this upcoming adaptation are still being kept under wraps, the report states that Hugh Grant looks set to be playing the films antagonist.
Hasbro/eOne and Paramount are co-producing and co-financing the film, with eOne distributing the film in the UK and Canada while Paramount will distribute the rest of the world. Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are attached to direct the project as well as write the script based on a draft penned by Michael Gilio. Jeremy Latcham will serve as producer on the project.