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OVERSEAS: Duncan Jones’s WARCRAFT Movie With Travis Fimmel & Toby Kebell Opens Big Overseas

Worlds collide. Enemies will unite.

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Two Worlds. One Home.

Update: Warcraft set records in China with a 4-day $150-million-plus opening.

Warcraft — the movie adaption of the popular video game — is opening big overseas, with an expected $30 million launch. This Game of Thrones meets Avatar-style movie is a mix of live-action and computer-generated imagery (CGI) and tells the story of humans and orcs in Azeroth, with sword-wielding human hero Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) and hammer-wielding Orc hero Durtan (Toby Kebbell) as the central characters. Directed by Duncan Jones, the film co-stars Clancy Brown (Sleepy Hollow), Dominic Cooper (Captain America: First Avenger), Ben Foster (3:10 to Yuma), Robert Kazinsky (Pacific Rim/Second Chance), and Daniel Wu (Hong Kong movie star) as humans or orcs, along with local actors Ryan Robbins, Daniel Cudmore and Dan Payne.

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Vancouver’s own Ryan Robbins.

Warcraft’s biggest market is expected to be China.

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) created the worlds with a little help from metro Vancouver as a backdrop.

Here’s a tour of the Lion’s Pride set from Orc second-in-command, Orgrim (Rob Kazinsky),

Here’s some behind-the-scenes from director Duncan Jones.

Warcraft opens wide on June 10th.

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