Duncan Jones talks about plans for Warcraft 2

I didn't like WARCRAFT. I thought it was clunky, miscast, and the effects were super uneven. But you know what? I respected the shit out of it. The visuals were colorful and saturated (rather than grimy and gritty like every other fantasy property), and the film was earnest as hell, gleefully showing off steampunk boomsticks, goofy demons, and clay monsters. I appreciated that, and frankly? I'd be down to see more of it. Director Duncan Jones obviously cared about this world, and these people, and with the origin out of the way, it would've been cool to see where it went from there.

Well, at a screening for the film at Prince Charles Cinema in London’s Leicester Square, here's what Jones had to say about the subjecT:

This first film is about establishing the world, and showing Durotan helping his son escape a dying planet...So to me the idea over the course of three films would be for Thrall to fulfil that vision of Durotan to create a new homeland for the Orcs. So in [the sequel] it would be the adolescent years of that baby, and anyone who does know their ‘Warcraft’ stories would know it’s very much a ‘Spartacus‘ story that goes on with that character. I would basically follow that through. And with the human side of it, which is a little less clear of how that would follow, but basically there is an aftermath to this film which would need to be completed. And on the Orc side you’re very much following that baby, Go’el, known as Thrall in the universe, and how he eventually creates the Orc homeland.

That actually sounds pretty awesome! I'd be down.

Now, obviously there's no release date (if it is ever to be released), but it's still cool to know that Jones is still passionate and thinking about it. I for one would be willing to give the franchise a second chance. What about you Schmoes?

Extra Tidbit: I think mo-cap was one of its downfalls, since there are scenes that are photoreal, and others that just don't hold up. Sometimes scene-by-scene.
Source: The Playlist



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