‘Warcraft’ Officially Reveals its Epic Cast of Characters
Just yesterday we brought you the first official teaser posters from Duncan Jones' adaptation of 'Warcraft' as the director hit Blizzard's annual BlizzCon convention to host a panel for his upcoming film. Jones recently wrapped filming on the project, and while little has been known about the adaptation, the director finally revealed the lineup of characters and divulged some plot details about the Alliance and the Horde.
Yesterday's posters led fans to websites for 'Warcraft' that asked them to choose to fight for the Alliance or the Horde, teasing an epic battle in the film. Jones appeared at BlizzCon, the annual convention hosted by World of Warcraft video game publisher Blizzard, to host a panel and reveal more about his upcoming 'Warcraft' film. While there, he revealed more about the cast and who they're playing in the film.
Collider got the scoop, noting that Travis Fimmel will be leading the side of the Alliance as Anduin Lothar, our main protagonist and a war hero, while Dominic Cooper will play King Llane Wrynn, the leader of the Alliance city of Stormwind. Ben Foster stars as the enigmatic Medivh, a protector with immense power. Toby Kebbell is the lead protagonist for the opposing Horde faction, and 'Pacific Rim' star Rob Kazinsky is his right hand warrior.
You can read more about the characters with these official descriptions below:
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.
'Warcraft' hits theaters on March 11, 2016.