The plan is for Raimi to supervise development of Warcraft and shoot the picture after he completes work on Spider-Man 4, which gets under way early next year for Columbia Pictures.
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The Warcraft universe features an epic conflict between the Horde and the Alliance. The game has developed a global following since its launch in 1994 and shows no signs of slowing. Its most recent expansion, 'Wrath of the Lich King,' sold more than 2.8 million copies in the first day of release and more than 4 million its first month."
"At its core, Warcraft is a fantastic, action-packed story," Raimi said in a statement.