World of Warcraft Movie
Blizzard made an annual event, BlizzCon just after. And as usual, Blizzard issued each year news that the fans make them upset. One is Blizzard’s plan to create a movie theater from one of its MMORPG game the most successful, namely World of Warcraft.
It is not a secret anymore if Blizzard Entertainment is already planning to make a film based on the world of World of Warcraft. After five years passed, eventually Paul Sams and Chris Metzen from Blizzard, and Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni from Legendary Pictures to discuss the current status of the project the film World of Warcraft at BlizzCon this event.
Blizzard plans to work with Legendary Pictures is really brisk. Because of Legendary Pictures, a famous through films like 300 and Batman begins, is considered suitable for working on a large scale film and requires a lot of special effects scenes, as required for the film sekaliber World of Warcraft. In addition Tull also said that they did not intend to make ‘movie video game’, but to make a fantasy film that large-scale, which can be disejajarkan with a film like Lord of The Rings.
Tull also explained that the film has a budget of 100 million dollars, and planned to be released in 2009. This film will use the original actors, and not the form of film animation. At this time, no director or players who have been selected.
Metzen said that while the film will take the story about the origin of Warcraft muasalnya franchise, where the conflict occurred between the man with the Orcs, as seen in his game. And to make it more interesting for the players World of Warcraft, then setting its story in its timeline of the world game World of Warcraft, exactly one year before the game is started.
And according to Metzen, this film is not about the film adventure (quest) or travel (journey), such as Lord of The Rings. But this film about the war, which will focus on the conflict between The Alliance and The Horde. Overall, the story the way this film will be seen from the point of view of the Alliance. They also said that kru they will try as much as possible to be able to describe the race in a variety of Azeroth. Familiar characters such as Thrall and Jaina Proudmoore will appear in this film. While the film’s main character is portrayed as a heroic figure who ‘gahar’, and designed specifically for this film.
Source: BlizzCon Press Conference