Chris Pine and Rege-Jean Page Talk ‘Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’

Sophia Lillis, Michelle Rodriguez, Chris Pine, Regé-Jean Page, Justice Smith and Daisy Head attend the World Premiere screening of Paramount Pictures and eOne's Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves at the 2023 SXSW Film Festival

As Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is over-performing initial expectations at the box office this weekend, the film’s cast is continuing to do press for the nerdy flick.

Star Chris Pine, 42, admits that his lead role as bard Edgin Darvis fits in nicely with the type of characters he normally plays on the big screen. 

“It seems to fit in nicely with the kind of characters I seem to like to play, which are normal dudes that task themselves with doing big things, even though they may not be good at it, or don’t have special powers, or don’t believe in themselves all that much.” Pine said in an interview with Den of Geek. “I haven’t ever played a character with extrasensory, special powers. I seem to like playing real humans trying to do big things.”

Pine also confessed that he was thrilled to work opposite Michelle Rodriguez, 44, in the film.

“Knowing I was going to work opposite Michelle Rodriguez was exciting.” Pine admits.

The Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves  cast also includes Rege-Jean Page, Justice Smith, Sophia Lillis, and Hugh Grant. And while the film’s performance may be surprising studios, Page also admits how “surprised” by the script he was.

Rege-Jean Page Was Also Surprised by the Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves Script

The 34-year-old actor plays Xenk Yendar in the action-comedy film. And he confesses that he didn’t expect the movie’s script to have such a “human” element to it.

“I don’t think anyone knew quite what they were getting into when they picked up a ‘Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ script,” the former Bridgerton actor revealed to SFX magazine. “I surprised was at how there was a very human throughline to the story. We all put it down smiling, having laughed and cared about this world, which is quite a delicate balance to strike.”

So far, on opening weekend alone Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves has brought in a global total of $71.5 million. $38.5 million of which was from domestic audiences. The studios had initially expected numbers somewhere between $30 and $40 million from U.S. audiences. Being on the higher-end of that range also means that the film has dethroned last weekend’s front-runner, John Wick: Chapter 4.


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