Blizzard Shouldn’t Wait for James Cameron to Make a ‘StarCraft’ Movie

By  · Published on August 31st, 2010

My wife recently introduced me to StarCraft by explaining that I could watch over her shoulder as long as I did it quietly and got her an iced tea every once in a while. As a non-gamer who is foolishly naive about that world, the look of the thing blew me away. It’s gorgeous. Impeccable. Cinematic in every detail.

In a way, Blizzard has already made a StarCraft movie – it’s in the game. You have to play it to see it.

In the truest way (writing a script, shooting it, and editing it), though, the world has yet to see the glory of this game’s potential on the big screen.

In a recent interview, EVP of Game Design Rob Pardo explained the difficulty in finding the right people to work with – mentioning that they’d be game if James Cameron was. It makes sense, but Blizzard shouldn’t wait for Cameron.

It’s clear that Blizzard isn’t twiddling their thumbs in the hopes that Cameron will be available. The sentiment is understandable; if James Cameron says he wants to work with you, you work with him. However, it’s my sincere hope that Blizzard is moving forward steadily with the right film partners because a StarCraft movie could be a metric ton of awesomeness unleashed upon the cinema.

Who do you think could handle that world?

News source: MTV

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