Warcraft 2016

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Warcraft (to be released internationally as Warcraft: The Beginning)[2] is an upcoming 2016 American epic fantasy film directed by Duncan Jones and written by Chris Metzen. It is based on the Warcraft video game series and novels set in the world of Azeroth. The film stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, Daniel Wu, Ruth Negga, Anna Galvin and Clancy Brown. The film portrays the origin story of the initial encounters between the humansand the orcs, with an emphasis upon both sides of the conflict, and will take place in a variety of locations established in the video game series.[3]

The film was first announced in 2006 as a project partnership between Legendary Pictures and the game's developer, Blizzard Entertainment.[4] Filming began on January 13, 2014 and concluded on May 23, 2014. The film is set to be released by Universal Pictures on June 10, 2016.[1]


Directed by Duncan Jones
Produced by Thomas Tull
Jon Jashni
Charles Roven
Alex Gartner
Stuart Fenegan
Screenplay by Charles Leavitt
Duncan Jones
Story by Chris Metzen
Based on Warcraft
by Blizzard Entertainment
Starring Travis Fimmel
Paula Patton
Ben Foster
Dominic Cooper
Toby Kebbell
Ben Schnetzer
Robert Kazinsky
Daniel Wu
Music by Ramin Djawadi
Cinematography Simon Duggan
Edited by Paul Hirsch
Legendary Pictures
Blizzard Entertainment
Atlas Entertainment
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
June 10, 2016[1]
Country United States
Language English


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