PRESS STATEMENT FROM UIP:
Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures have revealed the teaser posters for their highly anticipated big-screen adaptation of Warcraft. The one-sheets implore the viewer to either “Fight for the Alliance” or “Fight for the Horde.”
Along with the revelation, the studios have also confirmed the characters assigned to previously-announced cast members.
The lead protagonist for the Alliance is Anduin Lothar (Vikings star Travis Fimmel), a war hero who has sacrificed everything to keep the people of Azeroth safe.
King Llane Wrynn (Dominic Cooper) is the leader of the Alliance city of Stormwind and a beacon of hope to its people in a time of darkness.
Known as ‘the Guardian,’ Medivh (Ben Foster) is a mysterious and reclusive protector who wields formidable power.
Khadgar (Ben Schnetzer) is a gifted young mage, embarking on a daring search for the truth.
Lady Taria (Ruth Negga) is the royal Queen of Stormwind, King Llane’s great love and most trusted counsel.
Caught between the Alliance and the Horde, Garona (Paula Patton) is a strong-willed survivor who must decide where her true loyalty lies.
The lead protagonist for the Horde is Durotan (Toby Kebbel), the noble Chieftain of the Frostwolf Clan, battling to save his people and his family from extinction.
Orgrim (Rob Kazinsky) is Durotan’s right hand and a brave warrior destined to wield the Doomhammer: a weapon of orc legend.
Known as "The Destroyer," Blackhand (Clancy Brown) is one of orc-kind’s most fearsome and titanic warchiefs.
Gul’Dan (Daniel Wu) is a supreme orc ruler, fueled by a dark magic that even he cannot control.
Warcraft is a 3D epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based upon Blizzard Entertainment's globally-renowned universe. Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code), written by Charles Leavitt with a rewrite by Duncan Jones.
The film, a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment and Atlas Entertainment production, is produced by Charles Roven, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and Alex Gartner. Stuart Fenegan, Jillian Share, Brent O'Connor, and Blizzard Entertainment's Michael Morhaime and Paul Sams serve as executive producers. Rob Pardo and Blizzard Entertainment's Chris Metzen and Nick Carpenter co‐produce with Atlas's Rebecca Steel Roven.
Opening across the Philippines on March 2016, Warcraft will be distributed by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.