Legendary Entertainment has announced the release date for Warcraft to be Friday, December 18, 2015.
Warcraft, based on the popular MMO video game, has Duncan Jones (Source Code) attached to direct with Colin Farrell, Paula Patton, Paul Dano, Travis Fimmel, and Anton Yelchin rumored for roles.
The movie also is first film from the newly announced Legendary and Universal partnership.
Ron Howard's next Dan Brown adaptation with Inferno is also set for the same release date, and it's possible Disney may be eyeing a December 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, as well.
Update: Here is the official announcement:
Legendary Pictures’ WARCRAFT, based upon Blizzard Entertainment’s globally-renowned universe, will be released by Universal Pictures on Friday, December 18, 2015. WARCRAFT marks the first film dated under the recently formed partnership between Universal and Legendary.
The film, an epic adventure of world-colliding conflict, will be directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and is written by Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones. The producers are Charles Roven and Alex Gartner for Atlas Entertainment and Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni for Legendary. Stuart Fenegan, Jillian Share and Brent O’Connor will serve as executive producers. Blizzard’s Chris Metzen will co-produce.