Drums of War Rally Screenwriter to World of Warcraft Movie

Posted by | October 14, 2009

The grinding wheel of billion-dollar franchise inevitability continues to turn. The proposed World of Warcraft movie, under the direction of Sam Raimi (about the only guy who could do the project justice), has set its sights on a new screenwriter.

Robert Rodat will, for the time being, lurk behind the lore of the potential movie. Rodat’s other screenwriting credits include Saving Private Ryan and The Patriot, so we here at Vox are expecting a sappy war movie whose attempts to pluck heartstrings are so artificial and clumsy that playing guitar with a pair of those snappy-grabby shark-on-a-stick things will seem elegant in comparison.

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