Filmmaker Duncan Jones and some cast members of “Warcraft” may be heading to San Diego Comic-Con next month. Legendary Pictures has reportedly announced it will make a presentation regarding the movie and some other projects.
According to Collider, Legendary's movie lineup for Comic-Con is “Warcraft,” “Crimson Park” and “Krampus.” The presentations will take place at Hall H in the San Diego Convention Center starting at 2:30 p.m. July 11. Comedian and actor Chris Hardwick is said to be hosting the presentation.
Fans will also get to meet some of the cast members and filmmakers from the studio at booth #3920 between July 9 and 12. Virtual reality experiences, “Warcraft” prop photo opportunities and fan giveaways also can be expected.
The report doesn’t specify who will attend the “Warcraft” movie cast event, or whether a movie trailer can be expected. Cast members include Travis Fimmel as Anduin Lothar, Toby Kebbell as Durotan, Dominic Cooper as King Llane Wrynn, Clancy Brown as Blackhand, Ben Foster as Medivh, Paula Patton as Garona, Robert Kazinsky as Orgrim, Ruth Negga as Lady Taria, Terry Notary as Grommash Hellscream and Ben Schnetzer as Khadgar.
The movie is based on the popular video game franchise of the same name. The plot is expected to focus on the war between the Human Alliance and the Orc Horde. The filmmakers teased some information and released a teaser trailer at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con.
The teaser showed brief glimpses of some of the locations in the fantasy world of the movie and also featured a battle scene. The main plot of the movie has yet to be released by the producers. The gaming franchise has been around for two decades and the director talked about feeling pressure from millions of fans while making the movie.
Dave McNary of Variety has confirmed that the “Warcraft” team will head to San Diego Comic-Con. The movie is slated to be released June 10, 2016 in the U.S.