Dungeons & Dragons Film Has Nice ’80s D&D Cartoon Easter Egg

Edgin the Bard stares at an oddly familiar group of adventurers.

Screenshot: Paramount.

We’ve nonetheless received greater than two weeks earlier than Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves rolls initiative and into theaters, however with a purpose to maintain your urge for food whetted, the film has launched an enormous new clip of the gang operating by means of a labyrinth for his or her lives. However they’re not the one player-characters to go on the run.

On this large clip, Hugh Grant’s Lord of Neverwinter has positioned three teams in a modular maze filled with treasure chests and basic D&D monsters. The primary group, after all, is Chris Pine’s band of merry thieves; the second, who cares; and the third, properly, when you’re of a sure age and stage of nerdiness, you’ll acknowledge them at 0:58:

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves | Let the Video games Start Clip (2023 Film)

Why, it’s the celebs of the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon, which aired from 1983-85. From left to proper, that’s Eric the Cavalier, Hank the Ranger, Presto the Magician, a dwarven model of Bobby the Barbarian, and final however definitely not least, Diana the Acrobat. It’s a enjoyable nod to followers that doesn’t stop individuals who don’t acknowledge them from having fun with the movie, and people are my favourite varieties of Easter eggs. If you happen to would care to see the supply materials…

Dungeons and Dragons Opening Credit and Theme Tune

(Sure, they have been transported into the world of Dungeons & Dragons through curler coaster, and never by means of a recreation of Dungeons & Dragons. It was a bizarre time.)

Actually, Honor Amongst Thieves appears to be like like a hell of lots of enjoyable, and I’m glad that’s precisely what critics appear to suppose. The film premieres on March 31.

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