Sam Raimi Departs “World of Warcraft”

It seems “The Shadow” isn’t the only project filmmaker Sam Raimi was linked to that he’s no longer involved with. Speaking about his future projects at Comic-Con, the “Spider-Man 2” and “Evil Dead” helmer confirms that he’s no longer involved in the film adaptation of the most famous MMORPG of them all – “World of Warcraft”.

“Actually, they don’t have me directing World of Warcraft anymore because when I took the Oz job, they had to move on to another director. They had to start making it” he tells Crave Online.

In regards to this new director, no further information has emerged as to whom that might be. Raimi and screenwriter Robert Rodat (“Saving Private Ryan”) previously had completed at least a 40-page treatment in regards to the property which remains setup at Legendary Pictures.