John Wick creator and screenwriter Derek Kolstad is set to write and develop a pitch for a live-action Dungeons & Dragons series. This news comes through The Hollywood Reporter who states that Kolstad is writing the series for Paramount and Hasbro’s entertainment studio, eOne, which is the same studio that is developing a Dungeons & Dragons movie with Chris Pine. Kolstad’s series isn’t the only ongoing series, as eONe is already working with and looking for more writers to write multiple projects set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe, according to the report.
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No plot details have been given for this series, but it will be live action and it will be the first official Dungeons & Dragons TV show since the animated TV series Dungeons & Dragons, which starred. held from 1983 to 1985. Kolstad not only created the character of John wick, but he wrote John Wick’s first film and worked on the series’ two sequels. He is also a writer on upcoming Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Disney Plus series. In 2019, it was revealed that Kolstad was also working on a feature film on the Just Cause video game franchise., and that he would be the screenwriter of the film. While little is known about this series, it’s safe to say that Kolstad has a lot of source material to take from examining the breadth of content in Dungeons and Dragons over the many decades that it has existed.
While waiting for more details to emerge on this live Dungeons & Dragons TV series, read the new Dungeons & Dragons book, Mysteries of the candle, which was announced this week. Be sure to check out this story on Dungeons & Dragons movie with Chris Pine coming in 2022 after that, then check out these photos from the Beadle & Grimm’s Curse of Strahd: Legendary Edition Set recently revealed.
Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance writer and guide for the IGN. You can follow it on Twitter @LeBlancWes.