Joe Manganiello Is Developing a Dungeons & Dragons TV Show
Feb 25, 2023
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Magic Mike and Deathstroke actor Joe Manganiello continues to work on the D&D franchise.
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Joe Manganiello is a huge Dungeons & Dragons fan. Fans of the hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory will remember that the Magic Mike star and Deathstroke actor had a small part in the series playing himself, taking part in Will Wheaton’s D&D game alongside Kevin Smith, William Shatner and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. But the actor’s relationship with the franchise goes far beyond fiction.
Manganiello has been working on projects related to role-playing game for years. In 2017, he even revealed that he had written a D&D script with John Cassel, ultimately leading him to work as a consultant for Wizards of the Coast. The organization is a family of studios specializing in building role playing, trading card, and digital games for all genres of players. And it seems they might have something under their sleeves.
In a recent video from Black Forest Wood, the company shows how they set up a huge gaming table in Manganiello’s house, and he reveals some of his upcoming projects with the franchise:
“I work for Dungeons & Dragons. So, I’m actually shooting a documentary right now and I’m developing a TV show for them.”
The actor also talked about his weekly Dungeons & Dragons game, which has featured various celebrities such as Tom Morello, Vince Vaughn, and Paul Wight, further anticipating that many other stars will join the game in the near future.
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What to Expect From Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
Beyond the project Manganiello is developing, fans will be able to enjoy a movie adaptation of the game next month when Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves hits theaters.
The film follows a charming thief and an unlikely band of adventurers who embark on an epic plan to steal a lost relic, but things go dangerously wrong when they run into the wrong people. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves brings the rich world and playful spirit of the legendary RPG to the big screen in a fun-filled, action-packed adventure from Paramount Pictures and directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
The film stars Chris Pine as Edgin and Michelle Rodriguez as Holga, Regé-Jean Page as Xenk, Justice Smith as Simon, Sophia Lillis as Doric, Hugh Grant as Forge, Sophia Eleni as Valxina Tabaxi, Bryan Larkin as Norixius, Kenneth Collard as Din Caldwell and Appy Pratt as Ishira.
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