Since bursting into our living rooms via Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ Rege-Jean Page has not only set hearts ablaze but has become the next hottest young talent as Page has now taken a leading role in ‘Dungeons and Dragons’.

Page will join the already cast Chris Pine, ‘Fast and Furious’ star Michelle Rodriguez and ‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’s’ Justice Smith.

The film adaptation of the popular fantasy role-playing game has ‘Game Night’ duo Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley at the helm of the feature which they also penned based on a draft by Michael Gilio.

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Paramount is co-producing and co-financing the ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ movie with Hasbro and eOne. eOne is distributing the movie in the U.K. and Canada, while Paramount is handling the rollout in the rest of the world. The release date was recently pushed back from November of 2021 to May 27, 2022.

The British-Zimbabwean actor made his breakthrough in the 2016 miniseries ‘Roots’ playing the role of Chicken George. He has since gone on to star in ABC legal drama ‘For the People’, ‘Mortal Engines’ and ‘Sylvie’s Love’ before landing the role of Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings in Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’.