Today, South by Southwest revealed the first wave of the SXSW festival lineup, including Feature and Short Competitions, Midnighters, select titles from other categories, and XR Experience.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves was also revealed as this year’s opening night film. The film follows a charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers who undertake an epic heist to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people.
The cast includes Chris Pine as a Bard, Michelle Rodriguez as a Barbarian, Regé-Jean Page as a Paladin, Justice Smith as a Sorcerer, Sophia Lillis as Doric, a Druid, and Hugh Grant as the main villain Forge Fletcher. The film is directed and written by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley with Michael Gilio also serving as a screenwriter.
The SXSW Film and Television Festival takes place from March 10-19, 2023. Badges are currently available for purchase. A price increase will take place after February 2 at 11:59 p.m. PT.