Legendary Pictures, Universal Pictures, Atlas Entertainment and Blizzard Entertainment used today’s BlizzCon gaming convention in Anaheim to reveal new details about Duncan Jones’ upcoming “Warcraft” movie based on the popular “World of Warcraft” MMORPG franchise.
Despite the film having already been shot and currently in the midst of a lengthy post-production phase, the specific characters that the main cast members are playing have been kept secret. Today those details have been released with the cast serving as characters within two opposing armies – the Alliance and the Horde. Here’s the breakdown:
Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel)
The lead protagonist for the Alliance, Lothar is a war hero who has sacrificed everything to keep the people of Azeroth safe.
King Llane Wrynn (Dominic Cooper)
King Llane is the leader of the Alliance city of Stormwind and a beacon of hope to its people in a time of darkness.
Medivh (Ben Foster)
Known as ‘the Guardian,’ Medivh is a mysterious and reclusive protector who wields formidable power.
Khadgar (Ben Schnetzer)
Khadgar is a gifted young mage, embarking on a daring search for the truth.
Lady Taria (Ruth Negga)
Taria is the royal Queen of Stormwind, King Llane’s great love and most trusted counsel.
Garona (Paula Patton)
Caught between the Alliance and the Horde, Garona is a strong-willed survivor who must decide where her true loyalty lies.
Durotan (Toby Kebbell)
The lead protagonist for the Horde, Durotan is the noble Chieftain of the Frostwolf Clan, battling to save his people and his family from extinction.
Orgrim (Rob Kazinsky)
Orgrim is Durotan’s right hand and a brave warrior destined to wield the Doomhammer: a weapon of orc legend.
Blackhand (Clancy Brown)
Known as ‘The Destroyer’, Blackhand is one of orc-kind’s most fearsome and titanic war chiefs.
Gul’Dan (Daniel Wu)
Gul’dan is a supreme orc ruler, fueled by a dark magic that even he cannot control.
Legendary Pictures also launched two official websites for the film dedicated to the two armies. The websites include two posters which you can see below. “Warcraft” will hit cinemas on March 11th 2016.