Release Date Revealed For The Minecraft Movie

The Minecraft movie is still in production, and as of this week, Warner Bros. has announced when they plan to release it: three years from now. You can watch block-building and zombie-axing onscreen, plus whatever they cobble together to make a plot, on May 24, 2019. And there WILL be an IMAX run. WB hasn’t […]

Mojang Chooses Director For Minecraft Movie

We now know who’s going to direct the Minecraft movie, assuming it makes its journey through the cutthroat Hollywood machine intact. Mojang’s Vu Bui just updated the site’s update blog with the above photo and the caption, “Some of you may have seen this guy hanging around MINECON in London a couple weeks ago. He’s […]

Mojang Shot Down Director’s Plan for a ‘Goonies’ Style Minecraft Movie

As we reported last week, Night at the Museum Director Shawn Levy left the Minecraft movie shortly after being asked to develop a concept for it. In a recent Wall Street Journal interview, Levy explained he left the project after Mojang turned down his idea. “I feel like I’ve let the children of America down,” […]

Director and Writers Leave Minecraft Film

The high profile director and writing team brought on to develop and potentially helm the Minecraft movie has abandoned the project. Director Shawn Levy,  known for directing the Night at the Museum series and writers Kieran and Michele Mulroney jumped ship, Variety reports. It seems like creative differences, specifically not seeing eye to eye with […]

Minecraft Movie Could Be Helmed by Night at the Museum Director

Shawn Levy, best known as the director and producer of the Night at The Museum series, is in talks to direct the upcoming live-action Minecraft movie, Deadline reports. In addition to Night at the Museum Levy has been involved with numerous family-friendly films such as Real Steel, Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very […]

Minecraft Movie a ‘Long Time’ Away, Mojang Says

The Guardian interviewed Mojang Chief Operating Officer Vu Bui recently and peppered him with questions about the Minecraft movie and Minecraft licensing. Bui, who would be in a position to know, says it’s not clear when the live-action Minecraft movie is coming out because it’s in the early development stages. “I still have no idea. […]

Minecraft Building Toward Big Screen Debut

One of the most popular video games on the market, “Minecraft”, will be getting the feature film treatment as Warner Bros. announced they purchased the film rights and intend to make a live-action feature film based on the video game where players create worlds of their own out of cubes. “Minecraft” is expected to have […]

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