Sony Pix to host world TV premiere of 'Warcraft'

MUMBAI: English movie channel Sony PIX is all set to host a world television premiere of ultimate gaming extravaganza ‘Warcraft’ on 28 May at 1 pm. The repeat will be at 9 pm.

Directed by BAFTA winner Duncan Jones, ‘Warcraft’ is the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all times. The film stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, Clancy Brown and Daniel Wu.

‘Warcraft’ portrays the initial encounters between the humans and the orcs and takes place in a variety of locations established in the video game series.

The story revolves around the orc shaman Gul’dan who utilizes dark magic to open a portal to the human realm of Azeroth.

Supported by the fierce fighter Blackhand, Gul’dan organizes the orc clans into a conquering army called the Horde. Uniting to protect Azeroth from these hulking invaders are King Llane, the mighty warrior Anduin Lothar and the powerful wizard Medivh. As the two races collide, leaders from each side start to question if war is the only answer.