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First Picture From the Set of Duncan Jones' 'Warcraft'

April 25, 2014 (7:14 am) GMT
The 'Source Code' director is seen sitting behind the lens while watching the actors acting in front of the camera.
First Picture From the Set of Duncan Jones' 'Warcraft'

Production on the adaptation of Blizzard's popular video game "" has begun. The first look at the movie has been revealed in a behind-the-scene picture posted on Empire magazine. It shows the director Duncan Jones looking intently at the actors through the monitors.

Scripted by "" writer Charles Leavitt, the flick will be set in a high-fantasy medieval-like world where gryphons, dragons, zombies, werewolves and elves exist. It is expected to deal with the first contact between humans and orcs, centering on Anduin Lothar and Durotan.

During an appearance at BlizzCon last year, Jones said the original script focused heavily on the human Alliance, which he was not fond of because he wanted to tell a two-side story on both races. "It's about both sides. It's going to be red and blue," he explained.

The film will star , , , , , and . The big-screen adaptation is set to hit U.S. theaters staring March 11, 2016.

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