I’m kind of shocked that there is actually going to be a World of Warcraft film. It just seems like one of those movies that is always being talked about, but never actually comes to fruition. I guess Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) was able to come up with something Legendary Pictures decided to get behind.
Deadline is reporting that there are four actors on the short list for roles in the film. They are:
“Paul Dano, fresh from the weekend openers Prisoners; Travis Fimmel, a revelation as the star of the History Channel series Vikings; Anson Mount, who stars in the AMC series Hell on Wheels; and Star Trek‘s Anton Yelchin.”
Word is Paula Patton is in “advanced negotiations” for a lead role and that Colin Farrell has been offered another lead role in the film.
Shooting is expected to begin in January.