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Shawn Levy in Talks for 'Minecraft' Movie

10:22 AM 10/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
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We all chortled when Warner Bros. decided it was going to go ahead and make a movie "based on" Lego bricks, but that turned out pretty okay for everyone, so we'll refrain from laughing at the news that the studio is forging ahead with an "adaptation" of the hugely successful online game Minecraft -- even though it really does seem like they might be pushing their luck with this one.
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Warner Bros. Taps Shawn Levy for ‘Minecraft’ Movie

variety.com – Shawn Levy is in talks to develop Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the “Minecraft” videogame with an eye to direct. The studio acquired the rights to the game in February with Roy Lee producing along with Jill Messick. The concept of the game allows players to create their own avatar, and they are dropped into a... 6 years 13 weeks ago via jetli

Warner Bros. Developing 'Minecraft' Movie

8:29 PM 2/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Minecraft, the popular video game in which players explore a pre-generated world and interact with it by placing and removing cubes, is getting the big screen treatment, courtesy of the people who brought us The Lego Movie. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has acquired the features rights to Minecraft for Roy Lee and Jill Messick to produce.

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‘Minecraft’ Movie in Development at Warner Bros. With ‘Lego Movie’ Producer

thewrap.com – Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to the popular video game “Minecraft,” which boasts 100 million users worldwide, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Roy Lee (“The Lego Movie”) will produce under his Vertigo Entertainment banner along with Jill Messick. Warner Bros. executive Jon Berg will oversee the live-action project for the studio. 6 years 46 weeks ago via jetli
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Video Game Sensation ‘Minecraft’ Coming To The Big Screen As Warner Bros Acquires Rights; ‘Lego’s’ Roy Lee Producing

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Minecraft, one of the hottest video game franchises in the market today, is going to be made into a major motion picture. Warner Bros just acquired the rights to the wildly popular game from Swedish indie developer Mojang AB (Mojang means “gadget” in Swedish). The property is already getting huge interest from writers and filmmakers as Warners is putting together a live-action version. 6 years 46 weeks ago via jackiechan
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