Blood Diamond screenwriter Charles Leavitt is the latest to take a stab at putting the world of Azeroth into words that can then be seen on the big screen. It's unclear according to this Variety report
Now the search is on for a director for the film with Sam Raimi officially out. With Oz the Great and Powerful for Disney, Raimi only had time in his schedule for one big-budget, high-gloss fantasy movie apparently, so Legendary Pictures, the company producing World of Warcraft is likely still vetting people who can: (A) work with this kind of super-expensive, effects-laden project, (B) come on without increasing the budget a whole lot, (C) get the whole thing in on time and under-budget.
Might I suggest The Descent, Centurion, and recent Game of Thrones director Neill Marshall?
Your move, Legendary Pictures and Activision.
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