Today Acting-Auditions.org is reporting that Atlas Entertainment and Legendary Pictures in association with Blizzard Entertainment and Liberty Films are in pre-production on the Warner Bros. Pictures epic fantasy adventure feature film “Warcraft”, which is now scheduled to begin shooting in Vancouver on January 13, 2014. This film is based on the franchise of video games and novels by Blizzard Entertainment. The twelve-time Casting Society of America Artios Award nominated casting director for the film will begin auditioning talent for lead roles, and subsequently supporting roles. The extras for the movie will be cast throughout production in Vancouver.
BAFTA Film Award winner Duncan Jones will direct “Warcraft” from an original screenplay written by Charles Leavitt based on characters by Chris Metzen. AFI Award winner Charles Roven and Alex Gartner will produce “Warcraft” for Atlas Entertainment. Legendary Pictures Chairman and CEO Thomas Tull will produce with President and CCO Jon Jashni. Chris Metzen will co-produce. Metzen created the fictional universes and scripts for Blizzard Entertainment’s three major award-winning media franchises: Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft. Blizzard Entertainment President Michael Morhaime will executive produce along with Stuart Fenegan of Liberty Films. Brent O’Connor and Paul W. Sams will also exec produce. Warner Bros. will handle domestic distribution. “Warcraft” is tentatively scheduled for a 2015 release.
Details on how talent can submit for acting roles, and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:
“Warcraft” Casting Calls and Auditions
All talent including minors and foreign actors must be legally eligible to work in Vancouver, BC and Canada.
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