Fimmel is currently starring in History Channel's Vikings, where he plays rugged, beardy Ragnar. Variety says that he will fill one of four main roles in Warcraft, although his character is currently unknown. Colin Farrel and Paula Patton are also heavily rumored to take part in the film.
Warcraft will be directed by Duncan Jones and written by Charles Leavitt. Production is slated to begin early next year.