Warcraft movie director discusses upcoming film; first trailer coming in November

Warcraft movie director Duncan Jones took questions about the upcoming 2016 film at San Diego Comic-Con, while later confirming that the movie's first trailer would debut in November.

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San Diego Comic-Con would have been an ideal place to unveil the first Warcraft movie trailer. Unfortunately, that does not look to be in the cards.

In the wake of the Warcraft movie's first posters (below) making their way online, director Duncan Jones noted that the first official trailer would debut in November.

A quick glimpse at the upcoming movie docket sees both The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 and the James Bond movie Spectre set to release in November, which should offer at least some vague idea of where the trailer might drop. It's a long wait until then, so in the meantime, Jones took questions about the movie from the press during San Diego Comic-Con yesterday. Check out the full video, which sees Jones take questions about the movie's plot, orcs, and more, below.

The Warcraft movie is scheduled to release in 2016.

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      July 12, 2015 12:17 PM

      I'm excited for this. Also, I've been tempted lately to resub and level up a mage :(

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        July 12, 2015 4:17 PM

        Too bad it's like $100 in expansions.

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          July 12, 2015 4:18 PM

          I already own all of the expansions.

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          July 12, 2015 4:21 PM

          The base game is $20 and gives you everything prior to the current expansion. The latest expansion is $50.

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        July 12, 2015 4:38 PM

        Now is a pretty good time to resub, you can gear up fast in the new zone they released in the latest patch (Tannan Jungle).

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      July 12, 2015 1:21 PM

      Coming in November would have to mean debuting at Blizzcon.

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      July 12, 2015 1:40 PM

      I like the idea that the movie will portray Humans and Orcs equally and neither side is the good/evil side. That's kind of unique and I don't think has been done in hollywood so far.

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        July 12, 2015 4:19 PM

        enemy mine lol

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        July 12, 2015 5:09 PM

        Flags of our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima, separate movies but still very well done.

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      July 12, 2015 5:10 PM

      I thought they showed it at comic con. Ugh wtf I need to see something.

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        July 13, 2015 8:29 AM

        So is this based off the games or the mmo?

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      July 13, 2015 12:26 PM

      Cool, I hope this turns out to be awesome