ArcLight Cinemas brings the highly-anticipated WARCRAFT film to life in an epic touring in-theater experience
SCREENMANCER EPIC ALERT, Los Angeles, CA: The battle begins as ArcLight Cinemas, Legendary, and Universal Pictures announce the launch of a traveling in-theater installation featuring a larger-than-life statue of Horde warrior Orgrim, one of the stars of this summer’s epic cinematic adventure WARCRAFT. Starting today, moviegoers throughout Southern California will have an opportunity to come face-to-face with the incredibly lifelike orc and his iconic weapon the Doomhammer, both crafted by WETA Workshop, known for their groundbreaking work on iconic films like The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies, as well as Mad Max: Fury Road.
The mighty Orgrim statue is over 10 feet tall and weighs in at 550 lbs. The character comes to our world from this summer’s highly anticipated movie based on one of the biggest fantasy franchises in entertainment history: Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft game series. Visitors to participating ArcLight Cinemas are sure to be captivated by the grand scale and intricate detail of this mythic WARCRAFT character.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring a character that lives in the imaginations of so many to physical life,” said Emily Castel, Legendary CMO. “I cannot wait to see people’s reactions as they encounter this imposing character in their local theaters and become immersed in the magical world of the film.”
“Having a life-size Orgrim exhibit for our guests is an exciting part of the full ArcLight experience that we are proud to provide to our fellow movie-lovers,” said Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President, Cinema Programming, ArcLight Cinemas.
WARCRAFT will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures on Friday, June 10, 2016. Tickets and more information can be found at www.arclightcinemas.com.
Backgrounder on the Film
From Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures comes WARCRAFT, an epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based on Blizzard Entertainment’s global phenomenon.
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.
So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces, and everyone fights for something.
Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky and Daniel Wu is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and Atlas Entertainment production.
The producers are Charles Roven, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner and Stuart Fenegan. Jillian Share, Brent O’Connor, Michael Morhaime and Paul Sams serve as executive producers. Rob Pardo, Chris Metzen, Nick Carpenter and Rebecca Steel Roven co-produce. WARCRAFT will be released by Universal Pictures. www.warcraftmovie.com
Who Is Legendary?
Legendary is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. Through complete or joint ownership, Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world’s most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $12 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com.
All Things ArcLight Cinemas…
ArcLight Cinemas, created by Pacific Theatres, a privately owned, Los Angeles-based company with 60 years of theatrical exhibition history throughout California, Hawaii and Washington is a premiere moviegoing experience with an unparalleled commitment to bringing a variety of rich cinematic content to moviegoers in all markets. ArcLight Cinemas operates eight theaters in California including Hollywood, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, El Segundo, Santa Monica, Culver City and La Jolla, as well as one theater in Bethesda, Md, Chicago and Glenview, Ill. ArcLight also owns and operates the historic Cinerama Dome and programs the TCL Chinese Theatre and IMAX in Hollywood. Pacific Theatres currently operates theaters in Los Angeles that include The Grove and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif. Additional information about ArcLight Cinemas is available at www.arclightcinemas.com/
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