Minecraft movie is currently in Development
July 4, 2019 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Frozen 2 and Hidden Figures screenwriter Allison Schroeder is on-board to write the script.
Based on a game in which players create avatars that use cubes to make whatever environment they can imagine in a virtual world.
Minecraft Plot: What's the story?
Follows the story of a teenage girl and her unlikely group of adventurers. After the malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a path of destruction, they must save their beautiful, blocky Overworld.
Poll: Will you see Minecraft?
Minecraft Cast: Who are the actors?
Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Minecraft?
- Warner Bros. acquired film rights to the video game franchise in February 2013 from Swedish developer Mojang AB.
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Minecraft?
A look at the Minecraft behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Sollett last directed Freeheld and Raising Victor Vargas. The film's writer Rob McElhenney last wrote Figment.
Production Timeline: When did the Minecraft come together?
On or about July 4, 2019 • The film was in Development status.
Frozen 2 and Hidden Figures screenwriter Allison Schroeder is on-board to write the script.
On or about January 11, 2019 • The film was in Development status.
Peter Sollett has come aboard to write/direct the videogame adaptation.
On or about November 17, 2018 • The film was in Development status.
Rob McElhenney no longer directing; new screenwriters hired. 2019 release date is now unlikely, moved to TBA.
On or about June 26, 2016 • The film was in Development status.
2019 release date announced with Rob McElhenney on-board to direct.
On or about October 16, 2014 • The film was in Development status.
On or about March 4, 2014 • The film was in Announced status.
Minecraft Release Date: When is it coming out?Minecraft is coming out in 2022 on Friday, March 4, 2022 and will be released in nationwide movie theaters.
- United States
- March 4, 2022 Nationwide
- March 4, 2022