31 January 2013 2:54 AM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Video games have always seemed like ripe pickings for movie ideas, so it comes as no surprise that a World of Warcraft feature-length film has been in the works for some time. This week brought several exciting developments that make it seem like production is finally moving forward.  

World of Warcraft is one of the most popular video games ever, and therefore it seems like a good thing to base a movie on. While a script has been in the works for a while, it now appears that the movie is actually going to happen. Duncan Jones, director of Moon (and son of David Bowie), has been hired to direct. Sam Raimi was originally interested, but had to drop out in order to finish Oz The Great and Powerful

If the film stays on schedule through pre-production and production, it is expected to be released in Summer 2015. The next step »

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