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Start hoarding your virtual gold: Sam Raimi to helm World Of Warcraft movie

According to a statement released today by Blizzard Entertainment, popular horror/superhero movie director Sam Raimi will be taking the reins on a live-action film based on the MMORPG World Of Warcraft. Casting, scripting and release date info are all still up in the air, but Raimi is quoted as saying, "At its core, Warcraft is a fantastic, action-packed story. I am thrilled to work with such a dynamite production team to bring this project to the big screen." Hey, better this than Asteroids, right?

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