After Warner Bros. announced in 2014 that they wanted to bring a Minecraft live action film to the cinemas, there is now new information as to when this project should become a reality. According to Warner Bros., the film is to be In theaters April 4, 2025, so it reports Deadline.
Not much is known about the film so far, but an actor known primarily from Game of Thrones is part of the cast, as it became known in April 2022: Jason Momoa. He portrayed Khal Drogo on the hit HBO series. He is also the current cast member of Aquaman in the DCU universe.
It was also announced over a year ago that Jared Hess, director of Napoleon Dynamiteinvolved in the project. The film is to be produced by
Producer Roy Lee.
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In recent years, the project has become quiet. A start for 2022 was originally planned, but as Collider writesthe recent postponement due to the pandemic was only the most recent stopping point of a rocky road: So were already several directorslike Shawn Levy or Rob McElhenney got involved in the project, but each gave up the task for different reasons.
What is it supposed to be about? We don’t really know much, but some snippets of information became public a few years ago. According to Collider, it’s about a teenager who sets off with a colorful group of adventurers to save the block world from the Ender Dragon.
There are no further details about the plot, the world, let alone the individual characters. In fact, to this day it is not even known what role Jason Momoa will play.
But in the next two years, which will pass at least until the cinema release, there is still plenty of time for Warner Bros. to reveal more.
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Listening to the world of radio plays
The village at least shows that excursions into other forms of media are not new to the block hit. Minecraft can still enjoy a large fan community, which may also be receptive to a good movie.
How about you? Are you in the mood for the film? Or does the prospect of this film adaptation leave you cold? Is Minecraft even filmable with real actors? And how do you imagine the implementation visually: block world with actors filmed in front of a green screen? Tell us what you think in the comments!