Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal
ISBN: 0062466798
EAN13: 9780062466792
Language: English
Pages: 156
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 10.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal

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Book Overview
A stunning behind-the-scenes look at the making of Legendary Pictures' and Universal Pictures' Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal , and based on Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft, the highest grossing role-playing video game series of all time. The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home. So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces and everyone fights for something. World of Warcraft holds the Guinness World Record for most popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) ever and has grossed more than 11.5 billion dollars since it was released. Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal tells the full story of the incredible creative journey that brought Blizzard Entertainment's beloved epic adventure of world-colliding conflict to the big screen. Filled with stunning concept art, unit photography, and visual effects breakdowns, this book also features insightful interviews with the incredible cast and crew, as they share the secrets behind bringing war-torn Azeroth to life. Directed by Duncan Jones ( Moon, Source Code ) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film--starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu--is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and Atlas Entertainment production. The movie premieres June 10, 2016.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover From Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures comes Warcraft, an epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based on Blizzard Entertainment s global phenomenon. Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal from Insight Editions will tell the full story of the incredible creative journey that brought Blizzard Entertainment s beloved world to the big screen. The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home. The Art and Making of Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at the creation of this eagerly awaited epic. Filled with stunning concept art and unit photography, this book also features insightful interviews with the incredible cast and crew. Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the filmstarring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky, and Daniel Wuis a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and Atlas Entertainment production. The producers are Charles Roven, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner, and Stuart Fenegan. Jillian Share, Brent O Connor, Michael Morhaime, and Paul Sams serve as executive producers. Rob Pardo, Chris Metzen, Nick Carpenter, and Rebecca Steel Roven co-produce. Warcraft will be released by Universal Pictures.