Sam Raimi’s approach to the World of Warcraft movie makes sense- Moon director Duncan Jones

Posted By | On 04th, Jan. 2011

Award-winning director Duncan Jones, famous for his 2009 sci-fi flick, Moon thinks that the World of Warcraft can be an all new beginning for movies based on games, and that Sam Raimi, famous for his SpiderMan films, won’t let his, and WoW’s, fans down.

He said: “I’m very cynical of the number of directors who say they’re actual gamers. I’m a real gamer and I think there are less real gamers involved in directing only because you have to spend so much time making films that there’s no time to be a hardcore gamer. I’m just slightly insane and I stay up all night playing games.”

He added: “I’m hugely jealous of Sam Raimi. I really believe World of Warcraft could be the launch of computer games as good films. From the little I’ve read of interviews with him the way he’s approaching it makes so much sense. It’s not worrying about how the game plays, it’s about creating the world of the game and investing the audience in that world.”

The World of Warcraft movie is expected to hit the theaters sometime in 2013… after doomsday.


Amazing Articles You Might Want To Check Out!



Share Your Thoughts Below  (Always follow our comments policy!)



Keep On Reading!

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer Showcases Redesigned Donkey Kong, Karts, and More

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer Showcases Redesigned Donkey Kong, Karts, and More

Releasing worldwide on April 7th, 2023, the movie's second trailer showcases the talents of Anya Taylor-Joy, C...

Far Cry 6 – Title Update 6 Adds Free Trial, New Game+, and Completionist Aid

Far Cry 6 – Title Update 6 Adds Free Trial, New Game+, and Completionist Aid

The free trial includes all the Isle Santuario missions for free, with progress carrying over on purchasing th...

Far Cry 6: Lost Between Worlds Expansion Launches December 6th, First Gameplay Revealed

Far Cry 6: Lost Between Worlds Expansion Launches December 6th, First Gameplay Revealed

The expansion retails for $19.99 standalone and sees Dani exploring alternate dimensions called Rifts for a my...

Splatoon 3 – Big Run Event Starts December 9th

Splatoon 3 – Big Run Event Starts December 9th

Salmonids will invade normal Battle Stages until December 11th, and it's up to players to clear them out. Rewa...

Gotham Knights – Heroic Assault and Showdown Modes Now Available With Free Update

Gotham Knights – Heroic Assault and Showdown Modes Now Available With Free Update

Battle across 30 floors with up to four players and face Starro, or rematch against "supercharged" versions of...

Overwatch 2 – Season 2 Adds New Junker Queen Mythic Skin, Shambali, and Battle for Olympus

Overwatch 2 – Season 2 Adds New Junker Queen Mythic Skin, Shambali, and Battle for Olympus

Various heroes get new Greek mythology-themed skins. The Christmas event also adds new skins for Bastion, Echo...