A film version by Mojang Studio Minecraft starts to come together. Veteran action hero Jason Momoa is in talks to star in an upcoming film adaptation of the popular worldbuilding game. The Hollywood Reporter. While no deal has been signed yet, the possible addition of Momoa is an encouraging sign of life for a film that has been sidelined at Warner Bros. Warner Bros originally planned to release the film in March 2022, but that’s about it due to production delays related to the pandemic, acc THR. The film’s problems stem from Covid-19; its original director and screenwriters in 2014 due to creative differences with Mojang.
Napoleon Dynamite’s Jared Hess has reportedly signed on to direct the film dune Producers Mary Parent and Roy Lee are also on board. It’s unclear what role Momoa will play in the film, as it’s not yet known what elements of the 2011 game will appear in the film, and if we’ll see fan favorites like . The plot of the film released by Mojang Studios in 2019 is pretty : “The malevolent Ender Dragon embarks on a path of destruction, prompting a young girl and her band of unlikely adventurers to embark on a quest to save the overworld.”
But fans should expect more movement around the film in the near future. The ankle that Warner Bros.’ leases the rights Minecraft expires in January 2023, so production of the film must begin before then.