Warcraft Director: Duncan Jones
Screenwriter: Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones
Cast: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rated PG-13 | 123 Minutes
Release Date: June 10th, 2016
Critics have been rather harsh to Warcraft so far, and as the lights dimmed and the movie started, I came into the theater thinking that I was only there to throw a little love on director Duncan Jones. Jones has had a rough year so far, and this whole movie is a big risk for not only him, but also for Blizzard Entertainment, who created the game that the movie draws inspiration from, World of Warcraft.
So how was the movie, when watched by a hardcore WoW geek?
We’ve already gotten a pretty good idea of the magnificent creature that The Avengers and Thor star Chris Hemsworth will be up against in two-time Oscar-winning A Beautiful Mind director Ron Howard‘s latest, titled In the Heart of the Sea.
But the latest poster released for the movie really shows just how crazy big the beast that inspired Moby Dick is in this movie. You can read much more about In the Heart of the Sea and see the new poster below.
Warner Brothers has released a new trailer for In the Heart of the Sea, which is directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard (Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind) and stars Chris Hemsworth (Thor, The Avengers).
The movie aims to tell the true story of the events that would inspire author Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby Dick, following the crew of a whaling ship in the early 19th century that finds themselves dealing with a massive creature one would need to see to believe.
You can read a full synopsis and check out the new trailer for In the Heart of the Sea below.
After helming the underrated sci-fi drama Moon and the equally exciting Source Code, Duncan Jones is going to take on a tentpole film, a first in his directing career. THR reports that Jones has signed on to direct Warcraft, based on the popular Blizzard MMORPG game World of Warcraft.
The project will be under the Legendary Pictures banner, with Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni producing. Also producing are Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven and Alex Gartner.