Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is a D&D film made for a post-Critical Role world, and the forged knows it.
At the Honor Among Thieves San Diego Comic-Con Hall H panel, star Sophia Lillis (Netflix’s I Am Not Okay With This), who performs a personality named Doric, credit actual-play podcasts and reveals like Critical Role and The Adventure Zone with getting her into the pastime.
This will possible please sharp-eyed followers that seen her shapeshifting druid-like character is kind of much like Critical Role’s Kayleth, who was prominently featured within the animated adaptation Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina.
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Based on the trailer, Honor Among Thieves seems like an ideal tonal match for the rambunctious and character-oriented tabletop periods precise play reveals have popularized, and the proper of D&D movie for this second.
When requested about cameos from the forged of well-liked D&D live-play reveals like Critical Role, Dimension 20, or The Adventure Zone, the panel mentioned that there can be “at least one” cameo from a “well-known” D&D character however wouldn’t say extra.
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Additional reporting by Austen Goslin.