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Colin Farrell, Paula Patton Eye World of ‘Warcraft’

The world of Warcraft has its collective eye on some very promising stars.

Deadline reports on a flurry of casting activity surrounding Warcraft, director Duncan Jones’ upcoming adaptation of the popular online role-playing game. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and 2 Guns actress Paula Patton is in advanced negotiations for a role, and an offer has been made to Colin Farrell for another lead character. Also in the mix for roles: There Will Be Blood‘s Paul Dano, Vikings star Travis Fimmel, Hell on Wheels star Anson Mount, and Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. It’s unclear if they’re all vying for the same role, or for different roles — so it’s entirely possible that all or none of these actors may wind up in the film.

Jones’ Warcraft, produced by Legendary Pictures and Atlas Entertainment, begins production in January. Expect many more casting announcements between now and then.


  • BoilingMan

    Once again Blizzard is missing a grand opportunity to make this film into a premium quality CGI affair with no live actions scenes. Their cinematic’s are phenomenal!

  • sophronia856

    my Aunty Lyla recently got a year old Mercedes-Benz R-Class Wagon from only workin on a home computer… look at this now w­w­w.J­A­M­20.c­o­m

  • Jan James

    congo to you aunty sophronia. She is really lucky.