Blizzard unveils further Warcraft movie info at Blizzcon 2014

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Blizzard unveiled some more information surrounding the Warcraft movie this weekend, which is due out in March 2016.

During Blizzcon this weekend Blizzard unveiled the cast, and the characters they'll be portraying in the upcoming 2016 Warcraft movie.

First off there was the announcement of the official movie websites. Yes, plural. One for the Alliance, and one for the Horde. You can choose which side your allegiance falls on by visiting them.

Secondly there were some image assets revealed which show who's who in the movie too. Take a look at them below, along with the official descriptions for the characters. Thanks, Collider.


Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel)

The lead protagonist for the Alliance, Lothar is a war hero who has sacrificed everything to keep the people of Azeroth safe.

King Llane Wrynn (Dominic Cooper)

King Llane is the leader of the Alliance city of Stormwind and a beacon of hope to its people in a time of darkness.

Medivh (Ben Foster)

Known as ‘the Guardian,’ Medivh is a mysterious and reclusive protector who wields formidable power.

Khadgar (Ben Schnetzer)

Khadgar is a gifted young mage, embarking on a daring search for the truth.

Lady Taria (Ruth Negga)

Taria is the royal Queen of Stormwind, King Llane’s great love and most trusted counsel.

Garona (Paula Patton)

Caught between the Alliance and the Horde, Garona is a strong-willed survivor who must decide where her true loyalty lies.


Durotan (Toby Kebbel)

The lead protagonist for the Horde, Durotan is the noble Chieftain of the Frostwolf Clan, battling to save his people and his family from extinction.

Orgrim (Rob Kazinsky)

Orgrim is Durotan’s right hand and a brave warrior destined to wield the Doomhammer: a weapon of orc legend.

Blackhand (Clancy Brown)

Known as ‘The Destroyer’, Blackhand is one of orc-kind’s most fearsome and titanic warchiefs.

Gul’Dan (Daniel Wu)

Gul’dan is a supreme orc ruler, fueled by a dark magic that even he cannot control.

For the full Blizzcon 2014 Warcraft movie panel check out the video below. Director Duncan Jones (Source Code), Visual Effect Supervisor Bill Westenhofer, Blizzard's Chris Metzen, and Rob Kazinsky (Ogrim) talk about the approach they're taking with the movie, and how it will show both sides of the conflict from the Alliance and Horde perspective. Warcraft is due in cinemas on 11th March 2016.

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