'Warcraft' news: Trailer for film adaptation of hit game out


The first official full-length trailer of “Warcraft” premiered at the 2015 Blizzcon two weeks ago, Nov. 6 and 7. Orcs’ world, Azeroth, is being besieged and these creatures are spilling into the world of humans in search of a new home. Each side will be defended by a hero who will battle for survival of his race, or else face destruction or extinction. In this war, orcs, led by Durotan (Toby Kebbel), and men, led by Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel), will unite to face the oncoming tide of foes together as their worlds collide, upon the opening of the Dark Portal that separates both worlds.

Warcraft” is a 3D adventure, epic fantasy film based on the Warcraft video game series and novels, which will be released internationally as “Warcraft: The Beginning.” The project is a partnership between Blizzard Entertainment, the game developer, and Legendary Pictures, and distributed by Universal Pictures.

The film is directed by Duncan Jones and written by Chris Metzen. Also starring in the film are Paula Patton (as Garona Halforcen), Ben Foster (as Mediv), Dominic Cooper (playing the role of King Llane Wrynn), Ben Schnetzer (as Khadgar), Robert Kazinsky (as Orgrim Doomhammer), Daniel Wu (playing Gul’dan), Ruth Negga (playing Lady Tygga Wrynn), Anna Galvin (as Draka, Durotan’s wife), Dylan Schombing (as Prince Varian Wrynn), and Clancy Brown (playing Blackhand).

Other cast members are Callum Keith Rennie who will play Moroes, Terry Notary in the role of chieftain of the Warsong Clan, Grommash Hellscream, Burkely Duffield as Callan, and Dean Redman as Varis. The film’s epic proportions have been compared to that of the Lord of the Rings.

Filming commenced Jan. 13, 2014 and ended May 23, 2014. The eagerly awaited film will be released in theaters on June 10, 2016.

The official film trailer can be viewed here