This years BlizzCon has started and some interesting news are coming on the opening ceremony about everything Blizzard. They actually announced the new game world after 17 years, team base action shooter called Overwatch and it’s coming rather fast then usual for Blizzard games. As for the movie, the panel is still 2 hours away, but they did introduced offical movie websites. Yep, there is not one, but two
Now I don’t know hou offical those two site will be or they are just a good marketing plan to slowly build up things and maybe there will introduce one main site later. If not, then you always have this site to check things out in one place
Well, what I hoped it won’t happen – it happened. They showed an actual Warcraft movie footage trailer only for the Comic-Con visitors. I hope Legendary will change their mind and give us all that teaser trailer and it won’t be like last year when that mood teaser was shown once and never again. Only stories about it. So since I have no idea it this Comic-Con trailer will see the light of day, I will give you IGN description of the said trailer and you will need to use your imagination
“The main human character is portrayed by Travis Fimmell. He has long brown hair and a beard and is garbed in black shining armor trimmed with gold. We hear him speak about guarding his king and guarding his own family. He ponders whether he is strong or worthy enough. Likewise, his orc counterpart speaks of being a father and if he is up to the task. The point is that these two foes are more alike than they are different.
But the orcs’ homeland has been destroyed and so he asks if war is the only answer now. We then see a slew of quick shots of the supporting cast, including a nefarious-looking Dominic Cooper, Ben Foster‘s mage casting a spell, and a green-skinned Paula Patton aggressively licking someone. The orcs look great, very organic and real. The world also looks real and not simply like a CG-rendered realm. We get a sense of the different regions, from the desert wastelands to the wooded regions of the humans.” IGN
Concept art from the Warcraft movie – Dark Portal in making
Warcraft movie logo trailer
Last year at Comic-Con 2013 we got that mysterious teaser/mood trailer that only people there had the pleasure to watch it. After that, the trailer vanished into the Nether. This year I expect a lot more since the movie is in post-production, so a proper teaser trailer (like official one, not just for the Comic-Con 2014 guests) would be really nice.
Legendary Pictures has a panel going Saturday July 26, 2014 12:25pm – 1:10pm, where they will talk about their upcoming movies. So far we got some images of some Warcraft movie props and what it seems to be a Warcraft movie logo. Yes, it does look more like Starcraft logo, so I don’t really understand the direction they are going with that new font. It looks cool though, but it just doesn’t feel Warcraft, to me at least.
And we also got a nice picture of Warcraft movie exhibit with Doomhammer, Alliance Lion shield and an interesting sword that kinda looks like it could be Great Royal Sword that is wielded by Anduin Lothar.
After filming of Warcraft movie finished and project went into post-production, some actors seems to keep the flame burning with little bits of info on their characters just to keep us of not forgeting that movie is still in production, since it will be in post production for like year and a half
IGN had a one on one with Ben Foster about his role in the Warcraft movie:
“The character in Warcraft that I play is named Medivh. He’s a mage, which is essentially a sorcerer,” Foster revealed. “He came up in a time protecting an area, and the way he protected this area was through magic. As peace returned to this land he took a break. He hung up his staff, so to speak, or let his guns get dusty. We meet him as his friends are returning asking for his help in a battle.”
“What’s exciting about Duncan Jones‘ take on this video game is that it shows both sides of the war. It shows both sides of a conflict, which is exciting to me. It’s not just a video game turned into a movie. It’s asking, hopefully, an important question of, where do we limit our compassion for what we consider to be the bad guys?”
Yes, you have read it good – two tribes. Thomas Tull’s words, not mine
Crew over at IGN caught Thomas Tull twice during the Godzilla promotion in London and New York and Tull hinted that we might see something on this years Comic-Con and that the story is focused around two tribes. I think he meant two factions, two races or something like that, but at that moment he couldn’t find the proper and correct word
“Doing a videogame movie has not really been done well, and I think part of the reason for that is it’s been done for the wrong reasons. If you simply say ‘How many people have played the game? How much money can we make?’ You’re doomed. You’re doomed right off the start.”
“Bringing a filmmaker like Duncan [Jones] onboard to distill that and bring the incredible cast onboard that he was able to get… we hope that when you see the first trailer for it, you’re going to say ‘OK, this is not what I was expecting.’ He’s an incredibly exciting filmmaker.”
Or you can just check out the video…