World of Warcraft Film Adaptation Has Found Its Lead Actor

The World of Warcraft movie simply titled Warcraft has found one of its four leading actors. Travis Fimmel, the current star of History Channel’s smash-hit Vikings will slice and dice his way onto the big screen adaptation.

Variety has reported after an “lengthy search,” Legendary Entertainment has picked Fimmel; all that awaits is a formal offer.

Duncan Jones (Source Code) will direct the Worldcraft feature from a script by Charles Leavitt. Paula Patton (Mission Impossible: Gost Protocol) is currently  talks to co-star, while Colin Farell also has an offer but his deal is not as far along.

Warcraft is slated for production in early 2014 and will be set for a holiday release of December 18th, 2015.

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