SPIN FACTOR® - The HSX Blog



Sam Raimi signed to direct Warcraft



The feature film adaptation of the computer game Warcraft gained instant credibility with one signature, Sam Raimi [SRAIM]. World of Warcraft is a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) set in a Middle Earth-like fantasy world replete with orcs, elves and monsters. Thousands of players inhabit the realm and interact with each other at the same time.  The Blizzard Entertainment game has long been in development at Legendary Films as a fantasy film in the vein of Lord of the Rings.

Movies based on videogames has had a mixed track record.  While some succeed like the Resident Evil series, most failed to meet expectations like the recent Street Fighter. Not helping matters is director Uwe Boll, who singlehandedly brought down the genre with his string of cheap game adaptations.  Can Raimi do for videogames what he did for  comic superheroes with Spider-Man?  The director will tackle the Warcraft after he finishes Spider-Man 4

 

 

Source: Variety



Tag(s): SRAIM

View more Blog posts »



By Antibody on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 @ 11:44 AM        3951 views


Recent Comments

    No recent comments.


@HSXMOVIES on Twitter





Follow HSX on Twitter!

Three Seconds (3SECS) 26 6.60 (-0.17)         Peter Rabbit 2 (PRAB2) 100000 55.13 (+5.13)         Peter Rabbit 2 (PRAB2) 100000 55.13 (+5.13)         Solo: A Star Wars Story $195M Bl (SWAR2.BW) 20000 5.00 (0.00)         Transformers 7 (TFRM7) 14768 49.11 (-0.12)         Aladdin (ALADN) 45 272.00 (-0.16)         Venom (VENM1) 25000 145.58 (0.00)         Incredibles 2 (NCRD2) 100000 430.20 (+15.25)         Incredibles 2 (NCRD2) 100000 430.20 (+15.25)         Peter Rabbit 2 (PRAB2) 5000 55.13 (+5.13)         Solo: A Star Wars Story $195M Bl (SWAR2.BW) 20000 5.00 (0.00)         Uncle Drew H$15 Put (UDREW.PU) 20000 2.05 (-0.07)         Uncle Drew H$15 Call (UDREW.CA) 20000 2.75 (+0.10)         RBG (RBG) 100000 10.56 (+0.97)         The Batman (TBATM) 4000 64.49 (+0.01)         Deadpool 2 $280M Blockbuster War (DEAD2.BW) 20000 12.51 (+0.41)         Solo: A Star Wars Story $195M Bl (SWAR2.BW) 20000 5.00 (0.00)         Solo: A Star Wars Story $195M Bl (SWAR2.BW) 20000 5.00 (0.00)         The Sequel Fund (SQUEL) 10000 19.64 (-0.37)         Tag (TAG) 100000 35.89 (-0.78)         Craig T. Nelson (CTNEL) 20000 47.56 (+0.93)         Logan's Run (LOGAN) 50000 16.35 (+0.07)         Won't You Be My Neighbor? (WYBMN) 100000 7.10 (+0.05)         Transformers 7 (TFRM7) 85232 49.11 (-0.12)         Robopocalypse (RCLPS) 100000 9.82 (-0.04)         Isabella Rossellini (IROSS) 20000 30.33 (+0.47)         Robin Hood (RBNHO) 10000 45.43 (-0.46)         The Predator (PRED4) 26999 82.66 (-0.05)         Lily James (LJAME) 20000 49.87 (-0.23)         Annabelle 3 (ANAB3) 75000 56.82 (-0.25)         Aladdin (ALADN) 182 272.00 (-0.16)         Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom H (JURA5.CA) 20000 4.35 (+0.12)         Incredibles 2 (NCRD2) 99000 430.20 (+15.25)         Ready Player One $125M Blockbust (RDYP1.BW) 20000 13.67 (+0.06)         The Sequel Fund (SQUEL) 10000 19.64 (-0.37)         Peter Rabbit 2 (PRAB2) 5000 55.13 (+5.13)         Incredibles 2 (NCRD2) 100000 430.20 (+15.25)         Avatar 2 (AVAT2) 59 336.00 (+1.68)         The Equalizer 2 (EQLZ2) 15000 78.84 (+0.82)         Solo: A Star Wars Story $195M Bl (SWAR2.BW) 20000 5.00 (0.00)         Unfriended: Dark Web (UNFR2) 1 27.59 (+0.56)         Solo: A Star Wars Story $195M Bl (SWAR2.BW) 20000 5.00 (0.00)         The Empty Man (EMPTY) 50000 16.39 (+2.65)         Wish Dragon (WDRGN) 100000 61.69 (+0.43)         You Are My Friend (YAMFR) 100000 35.46 (-0.27)         The Mitchells Vs. The Machines (TMVTM) 100000 49.39 (-0.59)         Drunk Parents (DRNKP) 100000 1.06 (+0.04)         Solo: A Star Wars Story (SWAR2) 100000 191.01 (+0.45)         The Cartel (TCRTL) 99999 19.35 (+0.01)         Solo: A Star Wars Story $195M Bl (SWAR2.BW) 20000 5.00 (0.00)