It is reported that Colin Farrell has been offered one of the lead roles in the big screen adaptation of the hit video game World of Warcraft., which broke the story, says that sources have put the likelihood of Farrell accepting the offer as "50/50".

The website also says that Paula Patton (2 Guns and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol) is in negotiations for another lead role.

Production on the Duncan Jones (Source Code, Moon)-directed film will begin in January.