The storyline for World of Warcraft --which is kept "under the radar" According to The Hollywood Reporter--has been penned by Charles WoTLK Gold, who has previously worked on The Express, Blood Diamond and K-PAX.
Spider-Man Director Sam Raimi had originally been interested in directing this film. However, he was forced to pull out of the project to focus on the film that is due out in the coming Oz the Great and Powerful.
Get to know the cast and characters in World of Warcraft: The Movie. World of Warcraft Movie
Today, Blizzard shared the first image of actor Dominic Cooper (Captain America, Need for Speed) as King Llane King Llane, who is the chief in the Alliance cities from Stormwind and his role in the forthcoming World of Warcraft movie. We now have a larger list of the other characters who will be in the movie as well as the actors who portray their roles.
In side of the Alliance aspect, we were aware we knew that Travis Fimmel (Vikings) had some part to play, but now we know that he'll be the lead character for The Alliance, Lothar, a war hero who is willing to sacrifice everything to bring peace to Azeroth.
Ben Foster (The Messenger, Lone Survivor) will play Medivh who in the fiction of the game is the one who opens up the Dark Portal, allowing the Burning Legion into Azeroth.
Ben Schnetzer (The Book Thief) is set to play Khadgar who is a young mage, and in the game Medivh's apprentice.
Ruth Negga (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) will portray Lady Taria The queen of Stormwind.
Paula Patton (Mission: Impossible Paula Patton (Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol) will play Garona as an orc that will be forced to choose which side he will follow.
Toby Kebbel (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time) will portray the main character of the Horde's group, Durotan, the orc Chieftain of the Frostwolf family.
Rob Kazinsky (True Blood) will be playing Orgrim Durotan's right hand.
Clancy Brown (Starship Troopers, The Shawshank Redemption) will be playing Blackhand The Horde's most powerful Warchief.
Daniel Wu (Europa Report) will play Gul'Dan. He is an orcish shaman as well as the first orcish warlock to appear in the fictional world of the games.
In a special event during cheap WoTLK Classic Gold, World of Warcraft Director Duncan Jones said the movie will be filled with effects that he called "Avatar as well as Lord of the Rings at the same at the same time."