Jurassic Park star Jeff Goldblum is reportedly going to play the Elven sorcerer named Balmer in his new Dungeons & Dragons podcast! While the game might be complex to those on the outside, D&D gamers are getting more juicy content about other high profile gamers like Jeff Goldblum himself!
Popular People who Play Dungeons and Dragons
According to Gizmodo, Goldblum will reportedly be joining the official Dark Dice which is an actual-play D&D podcast that officially started back in 2018. It's reportedly about a group of adventurers or "natch" who embark on an entire journey into the deep ruinous domain of the game's nameless god, according to the official site's description.
Balmer will reportedly make his debut this coming May 12, when the official series is set to return in order to begin the second storyline. For those that don't really know much about the podcast, Deadline notes that it would feature certain immersive soundscapes, a really diverse internal cast, and even an original soundtrack which would feature an orchestra, over 30 different medieval instruments, a whole live choir singing in Icelandic, Infernal, and even Elvish!
Here are a few high-profile D&D players
1. Jon Favreau
Director: Iron Man, The Mandalorian, live-action Lion King
2. Ta-Nehisi Coates
Writer: Black Panther, Captain America
3. Greg Grunberg
Actor: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Snap Wexley)
4. Gerard Way
Musician: My Chemical Romance co-founder and lead vocalist
Writer: The Umbrella Academy
5. Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor: Inception, 500 Days of Summer
Director/Actor/Screenwriter: Don Jon
6. Vin Diesel
Actor: Fast and Furious franchise
7. Joe Manganiello
Actor: Magic Mike
Aside from these names from an article by Inverse, other popular groups that play D&D along with Joe Manganiello include Vince Vaugn (actor/comedian), Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine guitarist), Paul Wight (WWE's "The Big Show"), and D.B. Weiss (Co-Creator of "Game of Thrones").
For those that aren't aware, D&D has now become a game played by a number of high-profile celebrities, writers, producers, and the rest. Despite the COVID pandemic, these Dungeons and Dragons players have still found ways for them to continue their adventures online.
Who Plays Dungeons and Dragons?
One of the high-profile players, Joe Manganiello, has previously been organizing games with other celebrities, writers, directors, and personalities. He openly discussed his love for Dungeons & Dragons on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert. There have been a number of different instances wherein Stephen Colbert has discussed the game with his other guests.
Another interesting guest on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert (who is also an avid fan and player of Dungeons and Dragons) is TV personality Anderson Cooper. The list goes on and on with more and more celebrities and high-profile personalities all playing Dungeons and Dragons. During the pandemic, Dungeons and Dragons Online is another platform wherein players can play the game without having to leave the comforts of their own homes.
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Written by Urian B.