Sam Raimi has been signed by Blizzard to direct a World of Warcraft movie. Sam Raimi directed Spider-Man. The Dark Knight’s producer Charles Roven has also been added to the team.
World of Warcraft is currently the world’s most-subscribed massively multiplayer online role-playing game. The game has a subscriber base of over 11.5 million. Legendary Pictures and Blizzard Entertainment most likely hope to use the game’s popularity to garner interest in the movie.