After years of peace, dark forces fall upon the world of Azeroth as it stands on the brink of war, when their civilisation is faced with invasion from the fearsome Orc warriors.
With their homeland of Draenor dying, the Orc race has only one chance of survival, to flee their home and attempt to colonise in another world. But as war breaks out the Dark Portal opens to connect the two worlds, with the human army facing destruction and the Orcs battling extinction.
From opposite sides, two heroes, Anduin Lothar, leader of the humans, and Durotan, leader of the orcs, are sent on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home.
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The real trailer comes later this week.
War is coming. At least, that's what the first teaser for the upcoming 'Warcraft' film would have us believe. Don't get too excited though; this new trailer for the live-action epic gives virtually nothing away and is pretty much over in the blink of an eye.
The war is on! Humans and orcs battle in Azeroth
Never fear, though, because you won't have long to wait for the real trailer as it is set to arrive on Friday in all its glory (November 6th 2015). So far, all we know is that the film involves some long-haired, sword-wielding warriors riding giant eagles across sprawling, majestic seaside kingdoms, while being attacked by enormous, man-eating wolves in poor weather conditions and somehow finding themselves in possession of rather anachronistic weaponry. All of this you could've guessed if you are fan of the online role-playing game 'World Of Warcraft'.
Travis Fimmel is set to lead the cast in one of the most epic films of 2016. Warcraft: The Beginning is based on Blizzard Entertainment's hugely successful computer game. Warcraft: The Beginning is being directed by Duncan Jones (The son of David Bowie who previously directed Moon starring Sam Rockwell)
Warcraft: The Beginning is a live action film released in 3-D by Universal & Legendary Pictures.
The full trailer will launch November 6 2015
A whooshing pace and snappy dialogue help bring this true story to life, tracing the triumphant and scandalous career of cyclist Lance Armstrong. And the energetic approach helps bring out several layers in Armstrong's perspective, exploring why a top sportsman would cheat to win. It also features a steely performance from Ben Foster that captures Armstrong's physicality and personality, but not in the usual ways.
When he was 25, Armstrong (Foster) was already a star, but his career was cut short in 1996 by advanced testicular cancer. After recovering, he retrained himself as a long-distance cyclist and launched a global cancer charity, then went on to win seven Tour de France titles. His friend, Irish journalist David Walsh (Chris O'Dowd) noticed that his improvement was too good to be true, and continually challenged him to be honest about his work with controversial doctor Michele Ferari (Guillaume Canet). Armstrong defended his name in court, but years later the truth came out that throughout his career he had been systematically cheating with banned drugs and blood-cleansing processes. The truth came out in 2010, but he didn't admit the deception until an interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2013.
Since this was so thoroughly reported in the media, and finely detailed in Alex Gibney's acclaimed documentary The Armstrong Lie, there aren't any surprises in this movie. And despite being based on Walsh's book Seven Deadly Sins, the film takes Armstrong's perspective, trying to get under his skin to reveal his motivation. John Hodge's screenplay is insightful, building some strong dramatic suspense along the way, and the film is sharply well-directed by Stephen Frears, a filmmaker better known for softer movies (like Philomena and The Queen). But he guides Foster to a strikingly physical performance that's sweaty and aggressive, and also darkly internalised. Stand-outs in the supporting cast include Jesse Plemons as a fellow cyclist haunted by his conscience and Denis Menochet as Armstrong's team manager.
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Foster revealed last month that he had taken performance-enhancing drugs to get him in the correct mindset before making 'The Program'.
Ben Foster, the actor who is portraying the disgraced former world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong in the upcoming movie The Program, has revealed the alarming effects that performance-enhancing drugs have had on his body.
Speaking to the BBC’s ‘Newsbeat’, the 34 year old actor said that he took part in an entirely legal “programme which was supervised by a doctor” that took place before shooting commenced, because he wanted to “better understand why they took drugs”.
The Program is released on Wednesday October 14th in Britain, having been out in North America a month ago, and is an adaptation of a book called ‘Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong’ by journalist David Walsh (played by Chris O’Dowd in the movie). Foster was intent on getting as close to the mindset of a competitive cyclist as possible, but concluded that the drugs “definitely damaged” his body despite only being on them for a short time.
Lance Armstrong was an athlete the entire world loved to support. Having beaten testicular cancer the cyclist went on to win numerous titles around the world including seven gold consecutive gold medals for the Tour De France, which has become known as the hardest bike rice in the world. He had few doubters, everyone loved the superman that he'd become and wanted to believe in the story surrounding his success.
One of those few doubters was David Walsh, a sports reporter with The Sunday Times newspaper. After digging into Lance and his team mates, Walsh began to build a case with more and more information backing his thoughts on Lance. One such piece of evidence was Armstrong's connection to an Italian doctor named Michele Ferrari. What followed was years of Walsh digging and uncovering the real truth behind Armstrong.
The Program is based on David Walsh's 2012 book 'Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong'.
Ben Foster has admitted he took performance-enhancing drugs, under the supervision of his doctor, to help him get into character for his role as Lance Armstrong in 'The Program.'
The 34-year-old actor took performance-enhancing drugs, under the supervision of his doctor, to give him a better understanding of the disgraced Tour de France winner.
He told the Guardian newspaper: ''For my investigation it was important for me privately to understand it. And they work. Even discussing it feels tricky because it isn't something I'd recommend to fellow actors.''
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Chris O'dowd Has Praised His Co-star Ben Foster As "Really Smart" For Taking Performance-enhancing Drugs For The Role Of Lance Armstrong In A New Biopic.
Foster revealed last week (beg07Sep15) that he followed Armstrong's doping programme under the supervision of a doctor to better understand the role, and spent many hours cycling on parts of the Tour de France route.
The actor did not tell his co-stars or director Stephen Frears about his drug use until days before the film's premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week.
O'Dowd plays Irish journalist David Walsh, who spent the best part of 13 years uncovering the cyclist's use of steroids, and he told the BBC that Foster's intense role preparation "made sense".
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Actor Ben Foster Took Performance-enhancing Drugs To Help Get Into Character As Disgraced Cyclist Lance Armstrong For Upcoming Movie The Program.
Armstrong was stripped off his seven Tour de France wins and banned from professional cycling for life in 2012 when he was found guilty of doping throughout his career, and he confessed to some of the allegations in 2013.
The 3:10 to Yuma actor, who has previously gone to extreme lengths to prepare for roles, admits he took drugs to understand the character, but would not recommend it as they made him lose his mind.
He tells Britain's The Guardian newspaper, "I don't want to talk about the names of the drugs I took... Even discussing it feels tricky because it isn't something I'd recommend to fellow actors. These are very serious chemicals and they affect your body in real ways. For my own investigation it was important for me privately to understand it. And they work.
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Robin Wright And Ben Foster Have Called Off Their Engagement For A Second Time, And Ended Their Relationship Secretly A Few Months Ago, According To A New Report.
The couple, who met on the set of their movie Rampart in 2011, are believed to have started dating in February, 2012. Wright debuted her engagement ring in January, 2014, but the couple split in November (14), only to reconcile a few weeks later.
However, they have now split up again, according to editors at People.com.
Wright said in February last year (14) that she already felt married to Foster, and added, "Ben and I have a connection between us that just feels right. I don't know any other word for it. His proposal was such a shock. But we felt married anyway. We've been together ever since the first date."
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Robin Wright and Ben Foster - 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals at Golden Globe Awards, Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 11th January 2015
Ben Foster and Robin Wright - 15th Annual Warner Bros and InStyle Golden Globe Awards After Party - Arrivals held at the Oasis Courtyard at the Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 12th January 2014
Robin Wright and Ben Foster - The Weinstein Company & Netflix 2014 Golden Globes After Party held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 12th January 2014