Duncan Jones is about to make millions of fans across the globe ecstatic with the director being given the green light from Warner Bros to make a World Of Warcraft film.
WoW is one of the most popular computer game franchises of all time and Warner have been trying to adapt for some time already but no director has ever stuck aorund long enough to take it on.
“The gauntlet was thrown down ages ago,” commented Jones on Twitter. “Can you make a proper MOVIE of a video game. I’ve always said it’s possible. Got to DO it now! ”
Jones is thought to have a $100m budget to make this one happen, no small amount of money. A script is also in existence, having been written by Charles Leavitt.
No casting has been announced yet, although rumours are already linking Johnny Depp to the starring role. The projects producers; Thomas Tull and John Jashni eager for an Autumn start date. So expect confirmations soon.
World Of Warcraft is tentatively expected to open in 2015.