Warcraft Trailer released, Orcs take on Humans in epic adaptation

Universal Pictures has released the official trailer for “WARCRAFT,” the film-adaptation based on the popular MMO from Blizzard. The 3D Epic Adventure will hit theaters in June but you can catch your first glimpse of the action thanks to a YouTube upload from the studio.

Leading the cast are Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton and Ben Foster. They will be joined on-screen by Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky and Daniel Wu.

The story takes place in the peaceful realm of Azeroth, which curretnly stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders. These invaders are Orc warriors, who are fleeing their dying home to colonize another.

As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home.

So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces, and everyone fights for something.

Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky and Daniel Wu is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment and Atlas Entertainment production. 

The producers are Charles Roven, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner and Stuart Fenegan.  Jillian Share, Brent O’Connor, Michael Morhaime and Paul Sams serve as executive producers.  Rob Pardo, Chris Metzen, Nick Carpenter and Rebecca Steel Roven co-produce.  Warcraft will be released by Universal Pictures.