Universal Studios and Legendary Pictures have announced some of the cast members for the upcoming World of Warcraft film.

The cast includes Ben Foster (X-Men: The Last Stand), Travis Fimmel (Vikings), Paula Patton (2 Guns, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol), Toby Kebbell (Wrath of the Titans, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time) and Rob Kazinsky (True Blood, Pacific Rim).

Universal Pictures is also in final stages of negotiation with Dominic Cooper (Captain America).

Production begins in Vancouver next month.

The film’s plot centres on Warcraft characters Lothar and Durotan, and recounts the first contact and conflict between the orcs and the humans.

It is being directed by Duncan Jones (Source Code, Moon).

Warcraft is scheduled for a March 11, 2016 premiere.