Report: Night at the Museum Director in Talks to Develop Minecraft Film

October 18, 2014 Written by Zarmena Khan

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According to a Deadline report, Night at the Museum director Shawn Levy is in talks with Warner Bros. to develop a film based on the Mojang game, Minecraft. Warner Bros. acquired the rights to make a film based on the hit game back in February. 

The film is being produced by Roy Lee, who also produced The LEGO movie. According to Deadline:

Like that film, Minecraft provides a brand name and a blank canvas on which to launch a multiple audience quadrant film franchise.

This statement isn’t surprising to read considering Minecraft’s global success and Microsoft’s recent purchase of Mojang for $2.5 billion. However, I wonder what kind of a film they could potentially make given the game’s sandbox nature. 

[Source: Deadline]