News comes today that Duncan Jones, who has directed the well received sci-fi films Source Code and Moon, is now taking over the project based on the fantasy video game World of Warcraft. Going with the title of Warcraft the movie is expected to begin shooting by the end of the year with a targeted release date in 2015. The script has been written by Charles Leavitt (K-PAX, Blood Diamond) and is expected to have a hefty budget of over $100 million.
So the gauntlet was thrown down ages ago: Can you make a proper MOVIE of a video game.Ive always said its possible.Got to DO it now!
— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) January 31, 2013