years in the making Minecraft Warner Bros. movie could be one step closer to becoming a reality, like Jason Momoa, who you may know What aquamanHe is in “final negotiations” to star, according to a Substack post the anklet, the hollywood reporterY Variety. However, it still looks like the movie could be a long way from hitting theaters, as neither THR either Variety provided a projected release date. Warner Bros. did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Minecraft The movie has hit a few blocks (buh-dum tish) in recent years. The film was first announced. in 2014and months later, Night in the museum Y free boy director Shawn Levy was supposedly destined to direct. But in 2015, Rob McElhenney, known for his work on It’s always sunny in Philly and the hit show on Apple TV Plus mythical mission, was confirmed as directorand in 2016, the movie was given a release date of 2019. McElhenney later dropped out of the project. in 2018and Warner Bros. delayed the film. In a moment, the Minecraft The film was scheduled to be released on March 4, 2022, but was pushed make room for the batman.
Despite the problems, a Minecraft movie still looks like it could be a good bet for Warner Bros. The Minecraft franchise is still very popular, having only surpassed 1 billion views (yes, with a T) on YouTube in December. And video game movies are having a moment, with the Unexplored movie (that it got their own share of developmental difficulties) Y sonic the hedgehog 2 so far proving to be big hits. We will have to wait and see if the Minecraft movie and the directed by Chris Pratt Mario movie will keep the trend.
Update April 18, 7:51 pm ET: the anklet he also reported on the negotiations.