Heretofore, trailers for Warcraft adaptation have gone like this: Orcs! Humans! War! That’s awesome—it’s a Warcraft movie after all—but it made everything seem a little bit too serious. The latest clip, released today, drops a little levity into director Duncan Jones’ videogame adaptation (maybe someone got the memo about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice being too much of a downer?). Check it out above. Warcraft hits theaters June 10.
Pause at: 0:23 for the assembling of the Orcs. 0:42 for some wizardry from Khadgar (Ben Schnetzer). Is that flirting between Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) and Garona (Paula Patton) we see at 0:48? Battle montage from 1:20 onward.Angela Watercutter is a senior editor at WIRED covering pop culture. She also serves as the publication’s deputy bureau chief in New York. Prior to joining WIRED she was a reporter for the Associated Press. Watercutter was also a senior editor of Longshot magazine and a contributor to Pop-Up Magazine…. Read more