Duncan Jones to Direct Warcraft Movie, Production Begins Fall 2013

Duncan JonesDirector Duncan Jones has been all the way to the Moon, but he hasn’t been to Azeroth yet.

Legendary Picture’s live-action Warcraft movie is alive again, with Jones in the director’s chair, reports Hollywood Reporter.

The film adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment’s fantasy universe begins production fall 2013, and is scheduled to release in 2015.

Legendary will keep Charles Leavitt’s script, who has previously written Blood Diamond (2006) and K-PAX (2001).

Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni, along with Blizzard’s Charles Roven and Alex Gartner will produce the film.

British film-maker, and video game player Duncan Jones, previously directed Source Code (2010) and Moon (2009). “So the gauntlet was thrown down ages ago: Can you make a proper MOVIE of a video game. I’ve always said it’s possible. Got to DO it now! ;),” he tweeted following the film’s announcement.

The film’s casting has not been announced.

Source: Hollywood Reporter, Twitter

Image credit: ScreenCrave

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