Screenwriter Gary Whitta has hinted to where the upcoming film based on Blizzard s massively profitable game franchise World of Warcraft may not be going.  As reported in 1up, Whitta was brought on board to write the screenplay for the film before Blizzard landed big-name Hollywood talent in Spiderman director Sam Raimi.  Whitta said that he penned three drafts for a script with a story following all of the game s major races and locations, and with plenty of Easter Eggs for fans of the franchise.  He said Raimi s vision differed from his and that the director wanted to tell a completely different story.  Raimi hired Saving Private Ryan screenwriter Robert Rodat once he signed on the project.  Whitta added that he s sure Raimi and Rodat will be true to the IP and still make a film that’s incredible.

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