There were a lot of rumors about who will be invited to play in Warcraft movie. All information was kept in secret and we knew only some general actors. The official cast of the film was finally announced at BlizzCon 2014.
Warcraft film will tell the story of war between Humans and Orcs. So there will be two main sides: Humans and Orcs. Duncan Jones said that Warcraft film is not ne about Alliance only. It is 50% Alliance / 50% Horde and both sided have their heroes.
Here is the list of roles and actors we can see in Warcraft movie:
Anduin Lothar, the Supreme Commander of the Alliance, is played by Travis Fimmel. Travis is known for his famous role of Ragnar Lodbrok in Vikings. This role brought him popularity and Duncan Jones was absolutely right when he invited Travis to play Lothar. Anduin Lothar is one of two main characters in the film and it’s a very important role
Durotan, the Chieftain of the Frostwolf Clan, is played by Toby Kebbell. We saw Toby playing the role of Robert Miller in The Veteran, Agenor in Wrath of the Titans and so on. Durotan, alongside with Anduin Lothar, is one of two main characters in Warcraft and Toby Kebbell will have to use all his mastery playing this role.
King Llane Wrynn, leader of the Alliance, is played by Dominic Cooper. We know Dominic for many different roles: Dino Brewster in Need For Speed, Mehmed in Dracula, Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger. As you see the role of King Llane Wrynn is played by famous and experienced actor.
Orgrim, the wielder of Doomhammer and second in command behind Blackhand, is played by Robert Kazinsky. He played Chuck Hansen in Pacific Rim. Robert Kazinsky was the only actor who took part in Warcraft movie panel at BlizzCon 2014.
Medivh, the last Guardian in the Order of Tirisfal, is played by Ben Foster. Ben took part in many different filmes. He played Matt ‘Axe’ Axelson in Lone Survivor, Warren Worthington III / Angel in X-Men: The Last Stand.
Blackhand the Destroyer, Chieftain of the Blackrock Clan, is played by Clancy Brown. He played Mickey Ryan in When the Game Stands Tall and a lot of different roles in many TV Series.
Khadgar, one of the most powerful wizards, is played by Ben Schnetzer. He played Max Vandenburg in The Book Thief and Dimitri Mitropoulos in The Riot Club.
Gul’dan, the infamous Orc Warlock, is played by Daniel Wu. Daniel played Poison Dagger in The Man with the Iron Fists and took part in many different films.
Garona, half-orc and half-draenei assassin, is played by Paula Patton. You could saw Paula playing role of Jane in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.
Lady Taria, Stormwind Queen, is played by Ruth Negga. You could saw her in a role of W.H.O. Doctor in World War Z and in other different films.