Jason Momoa, best known for his roles in Aquaman and Dunesis in final negotiations to play the lead role in the live-action studio Warner Bros. Minecraft film, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. Napoleon Dynamite filmmaker Jared Hess is set to helm the project based on the popular video game and global phenomenon, along with Shawn Levy and Philadelphia is always sunny star Rob McElhenney.
THR: Jason Momoa in Final Negotiations to Star in Warner Bros-Produced MINECRAFT Movie
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Jason Momoa’s Live-Action Minecraft Movie Role, Production, and Release Details
Minecraft, premiered in 2011 by producer Mojang, is an open-world sandbox game that lets players use blocks to create different structures and worlds. The game became a critical sensation and took the world by storm, a sensation reaching 100 million users just a few years after its launch and helping Microsoft acquire Mojang for $2.5 billion in 2014. In October 2021, the game is said to have over 141 million monthly active players.
Warner Bros has been developing a project based on the game for years, with the original announcement claiming the film would be released on 4 arch 2022. This, of course, never happened, and no release date has been confirmed. or even rumor for live. -Minecrafty action movie.
Dunes Producer Mary Parent and Roy Lee are set to produce the film, with Jill Messick receiving a posthumous production credit for developing the film before her death in 2018. Executive producers include Jon Berg, Cale Boyter and Jon Spaihts.
In 2019, Minecraft Developer Mojang said the film would center on a teenage girl “and her unlikely band of adventurers. After the evil Ender Dragon sets out on a path to destruction, they must save their beautiful blocky Overworld.
Jason Momoa should soon star in Aquaman and the lost kingdom, set to release in March 2023, likely before the live-action release Minecraft film. The film is a sequel to the 2018 film that made $1 billion. Aquaman and will follow directly.