Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by Angie Han
After the success of The Lego Movie taught Warner Bros. there was money to be made in movies about building blocks, the studio quickly scooped up the rights to the video game Minecraft. Now, as Warner Bros. constructs plans for a Lego Movie franchise, it’s also getting the pieces into place for that Minecraft movie.
Shawn Levy has just been tapped to develop and direct the film, while Roy Lee (The Lego Movie) and Jill Messick (Mean Girls) will produce. Hit the jump for more about the Minecraft movie.
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Warner Bros. loves that The Lego Movie performed like a real blockbuster. (Pun intended.) The studio will now follow the development of Lego with a new film based on crafting. The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee is set to oversee a Minecraft movie for the studio. Read More »
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