Gamers who have been fans of the World of Warcraft MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) for more than a decade will definitely be waiting with bated breath for the sweeping epic of a movie that is based on this well established game. Generations of Warcraft fans will be feted tomorrow when the movie is released on June 9th in Malaysia. The movie looks extremely impressive from the outset as it combines high definition 3D CGI effects with live action acting.
|Sensual Garona Halforcen, the half orc, half human facing a great dilemma.|
|Lothar swoops down on his Gryphon during an epic battle scene.|
|Sinister Gul’dan, leader of the Orcs, is voiced and motion-captured by Daniel Wu.|
|Some of the dwarfs in the movie. Don’t they look familiar, perhaps from a movie about a very powerful Ring?|
The black carpet was buzzing with excitement last night at the #WarcraftMovie premiere. Check it out!Posted by Warcraft on Tuesday, 7 June 2016
The Malaysian movie Premiere was held on Wednesday 8 June 2016 at various locations. At the GSC 1 Utama Premiere, cosplayers were sighted of Garona and apprentice wizard Khadgar. Plus a number of guests had fun wielding Doomhammer.
|Cosplay for Garona (left) and Khadgar.|
|How many people does it take to lift Doomhammer?|
Photo credit: Golden Screen Cinemas Facebook Page.
|First reveal of Orgrim Doomhammer at SDCC 2015.|
|Spectacular armour of King Llane by the Weta masters.|
|Humans of Azeroth are well dressed for battle.|
Like our Outpost Productions Page and check out more photos from the comic cons on our Facebook album. Meanwhile, this featurette of the War Room offers an excellent perspective of the superb work by Weta Workshop:
Find more movie featurettes and character backgrounds at the official Legendary Pictures YouTube Channel and follow the latest updates on Warcraft movie on Facebook.
On the Malaysian homefront, the Outpost Movie Recon Team (M.R.T.) has scouted through the "fog-of-war" to identify various promos and offers available on our shores:
|Are you mighty enough to wield the life-sized Doomhammer? Come to GSC 1U this weekend to find out.|
|2-handed Hammer +5 with Sword -1 (because missing some edges).|
Over at TGV Cinemas, join their MovieClub and get a limited edition Warcraft member card, available for a limited time only. If you sign up now online, you can collect your card immediately at the nearest TGV branch near you.
Finally mm Cineplexes (formerly Cathay) is giving away Warcraft movie premiums on their Facebook contest. There are tshirts, sling back, cap and more.
Similarly, Premium-X Cinemas are offering movie premiums to their customers showing proof of purchase. Although the actual premiums are not stated, one probably stands a better chance to scoring the giveaways since competition by other customers are limited to just their 1 outlet in OneCity, USJ.
For a wider assortment of Warcraft movie products. check out the official Blizzard online store for merchandise related to the movie, including cute plushies, lounge pants, posters and even a Mahjong set! The Funko Pop! figurines of the main movie characters are sure to be a hit and likely available soon at our local retailers.
|A Warcraft Mahjong Set so you can get the elders involved in your hobby!|
|Lothar's 1:1 scaled sword! Do check with local Kastams before ordering replica weapons.|
|1:6 scale Axe of Duratan for USD49.|
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