Duncan Jones for World of Warcraft (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Remember when Sam Raimi was going to direct the World of Warcraft movie? Well Raimi left for the merry old land of OZ and the production went on hold. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that the director of Moon and Source Code, Duncan Jones, will now take on the ultimate online game. 

“Duncan Jones is making the jump to big-budget tentpole movies, signing on to direct Warcraft, Legendary Pictures’ live-action adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment’s video game universe.

Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing for Legendary along with Blizzard and Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven and Alex Gartner”. - The Hollywood Reporter

Legendary Pictures is going with the script that was penned by Charles Leavitt. Warner Brothers has pans for a fall 2013 start date and a 2015 release.