Warcraft, one of the highly anticipated video game adaptation movies set for release in the next two weeks and next month in the United States, has released some high resolution (hi-res) images from the film, as posted by the official distributor of the film, Universal Pictures.
Warcraft, the game is created by Blizzard Entertainment, which is also responsible for other as popular videogames like StarCraft, Diablo and Hearthstone, among many others.
The expected epic fantasy action adventure film will star Travis Fimmel, Dominic Cooper, Ben Foster, Paula Patton, Toby Kebbell, Robert Kazinsky, and Clancy Brown.
Fimmel is known for his role in the “Vikings” TV series while Cooper played Howard Stark, Tony Stark’s (Iron Man) father in the Marvel TV series, “Agent Carter”. Patton appeared in the Tom Cruise movie Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol in 2011.
Here are a few of the images released recently and collider.com has more on their site (all images courtesy of Universal Pictures):
Here’s the official synopsis of the Warcraft movie, which is directed by Duncan Jones (Source Code, Moon) from universalpictures.com:
“The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors 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.”
Here are two trailers for the Warcraft movie:
Video courtesy: YouTube/Universal Pictures UK
Video courtesy: YouTube/Fresh Movie Trailers
Warcraft is set for release on May 25 in some international territories with the U.S. release set for June 10.