The much awaited epic fantasy adventure, Warcraft will be finally hitting theaters this weekend. The film has received negative reactions so far from critics, the film has fared well overseas especially in China, where it enjoyed a record breaking opening.
The film is based on Blizzard Entertainment‘s long running video game series wherein the world of the Orcs is dying and to survive, they have to cross onto the human realm setting up a war between the two camps.
If you are not familiar with the franchise (just like the author) you can view the video below where in the cast and crew of the film give you an insight into the world of Warcraft.
Video Courtesy : Legendary via YouTube
Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky and Daniel Wu and will hit theatres on June 1o , 2016.
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Here’s the official plot synopsis for Warcraft :
“Legendary’s WARCRAFT is a 3D epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based upon Blizzard Entertainment’s globally-renowned universe. Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones, the film is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment and Atlas Entertainment production. The producers are Charles Roven, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner and Stuart Fenegan. Jillian Share, Brent O’Connor, Michael Morhaime and Paul Sams serve as executive producers. Rob Pardo, Chris Metzen, Nick Carpenter and Rebecca Steel Roven co-produce. WARCRAFT will be released by Universal Pictures.
Fighting for The Alliance, Warcraft features Dominic Cooper as King Llane Wrynn, Travis Fimmel as Anduin Lothar, Ben Foster as Medivh, Ben Schnetzer as Khadgar, and Ruth Negga as Lady Taria, and on the side of The Horde is also Clancy Brown as Blackhand, Toby Kebbel as Durotan, and Daniel Wu as Gul’Dan, with Paula Patton’s Garona caught in the middle.”