Report: Colin Farrell, Paula Patton negotiating lead roles in Warcraft film
Authored by Tyler Colp
Legendary Pictures and Atlus Entertainment’s have begun casting for the live-action film adaptation of Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, titled Warcraft.
Deadline is reporting that the companies are offering Colin Farrell (Total Recall) and negotiating with Paula Patton (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol) for lead roles . According to Deadline’s sources, Farrell might not take the offer, saying it’s “50/50″. Director Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) is seeking other actors for the lead roles.
The film, with a script by Charles Leavitt (Blood Diamond), will begin production in January 2014.
Early concept footage of Warcraft was shown at the San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year. The footage has not been made available elsewhere.