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It's been a while since our last article (my fault, since I took some days off)! Let's catch up with the latest Warcraft movie news from Twitter, YouTube and elsewhere from the past ~10 days.

 

The release of the movie is slowly approaching, since it's less than a month away for most countries! A lot of Warcraft-related content was released recently and we will begin with YouTube first.

 

The official channel of Legendary has started releasing short character videos, introducing the movie's protagonists. So far, we've had Durotan, Anduin Lothar, Khadgar and Garona. The Garona one is quite interesting, since it contains some new scenes (for example, another shot of Gul'dan) and dialogues:

 

 

You might remember that Duncan Jones and Rob Kazinsky were present at PAX East 2016. It turns out they also had another interview there with the guys from The Patch podcast. Their talk starts at 1:02:34:

 

 

Adam Murray from the Looter News also had a short chat with Duncan Jones. According to the description of the video: "Duncan Jones sits down with Adam to talk about CGI, t-shirts, and his progression from Moon to Warcraft." It starts around 3:30.

 

 

 

Moving on to Twitter, director Duncan Jones posted a behind-the-scenes picture of an Orc camp.

 

 

There is also a brand new poster of Lothar.

 

 

Lastly, @Warcraft tweeted two pictures of movie-themed ingame weapons for the Alliance and the Horde.

 

 

What's more, we might actually get to see these weapons ingame! According to Mamytwink, Kinepolis (a cinema chain in France and Belgium) has listed these four transmogrifications as rewards for pre-ordering tickets for the movie. Other rewards include one month of free game time and World of Warcraft with all its expansions up to Warlords of Draenor. Remember that a survey was done 3 months ago regarding potential movie rewards.

 

On the other side of the Atlantic, you can pre-order tickets to watch Warcraft one day earlier in AMC Theatres.

 

 

We will conclude this rather lengthy article with Warcraft: Durotan: The Official Movie Prequel, a book that went on sale on May 3. It is written by Christie Golden, who has written several other popular World of Warcraft books. Here's the plot:

 

In the world of Draenor, the strong and fiercely independent Frostwolf Clan are faced with increasingly harsh winters and thinning herds. When Gul’dan, a mysterious outsider, arrives in Frostfire Ridge offering word of new hunting lands, Durotan, the Clan’s chieftain, must make an impossible decision: abandon the territory, pride and traditions of his people, or lead them into the unknown.

An original tale of survival, conflict and magic that leads directly into the events of Warcraft, an epic adventure from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures, based on Blizzard Entertainment’s global phenomenon.

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