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10 Plot Ideas For Duncan Jones' World Of Warcraft Movie
The Ballad Of Leeroy Jenkins, anyone?

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10 Plot Ideas For Duncan Jones' World Of Warcraft Movie  | 4. The Rise Of Thrall
4. The Rise Of Thrall

One of Warcraft’s strongest narratives which features one of the series’ best characters, whose rise to power has parallels with Spartacus (without the climactic crucifixion, or that bit about the oysters). The trouble is, the bold slave Thrall, who goes onto become the proud leader of his people, is an orc. The turnaround (green-skinned, monstrous orcs as the oppressed; humans as the tyrants) would be a neat spin on the fantasy formula, but probably vastly uncommercial. Unless, perhaps, they changed Thrall’s name to Sporctacus...

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1 Number 10, please!
It could be like the great, short-lived series Ace Lightning. More

Posted by cliff126 on Friday July 19, 2013, 10:55

2 Leeroy Jenkins
That was absolutely hilarious hearing all those nerdy guys sitting in their mom's basement planning this military-style attack that they've failed with before (waaayyy too much time on their hands, lol). Then old Leeroy just goes "fuck it", goes in and all the nerdy guys are droning: "oh fuck...oh shit...oh god." More

Posted by BenTramer on Monday February 11, 2013, 00:00

3 Leeeeeroy Jeeeenkins
They should so make that into a film, the tagline could be 'At least I have chicken.' I don't know anything else about the game other than Leeroy Jenkins made me chuckle, oh and the South Park episode is funny too More

Posted by edjones95 on Thursday February 7, 2013, 19:58

4 I am worried
There is a 99% chance that this film will be a huge budget box office failure... and WoW fans will get even more grief from average joes! More

Posted by patrickjamesgreen on Tuesday February 5, 2013, 22:39

5 Rather dissapointed ...
... that Duncan Jones has picked up the gauntlet for this. I've enjoyed his work to date (Moon, Source Code), and it would be a great shame for him to get tarred if this turns out to be a turkey. There's an army of players out there just waiting to pan this movie. Still, who knows? He may pull it off... better yet he may change his mind! More

Posted by Morteus on Tuesday February 5, 2013, 22:11

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Here's a suggestion Blizzard - if you're adamant about making this movie, get your ridiculously talented bods to do the whole thing in CGI. That way, you keep the look of the games and we don't end up with actors in awful prosthetics. As a side note though, I think making a film about WoW is a rubbish idea. More

Posted by TheUKCrazyhorse on Tuesday February 5, 2013, 13:49

7 Movies based on video games are horrible!
Now and forever! More

Posted by Pelle on Monday February 4, 2013, 19:50


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