The upcoming live-action Minecraft movie has reportedly found its star, with Jack Black reportedly set to star in the video game adaptation alongside Jason Momoa.
The LEGO Minecraft theme is expanding again on January 1, 2024, with the release of seven new sets, now available online and in stores. Additionally, there are rumors that at least six more models based on Mojang’s popular video game will be released sometime this year, which may include 21265, the first 18+ version of the theme, which is said to cost $79.99 and may Launched in June.
As well as the next 12 months, 2025 is also going to be a big year for Minecraft, and Deadline has big news for fans today. Actor Jack Black will join the cast of the upcoming live-action Minecraft movie, according to sources at the industry publication, which the star himself confirmed in a joking Instagram post.
The film is reportedly set to begin production soon, with Black said to be taking on the role of Steve, with Jason Momoa and Wednesday’s Emma Myers set to play undisclosed roles. “Napoleon Dynamite” director Jared Hess will helm the “Minecraft” movie, with the Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures project currently scheduled to be released on April 4, 2025.
The plot of the Minecraft movie remains under wraps, although Mojang/Microsoft are said to be actively involved in its production. Most recently, Black used an impressive pipe to voice the evil Bowser in the Super Mario Bros. movie, helping propel the video game adaptation to gross $1.36 billion worldwide and earning credit as a co-writer and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in the film. The unforgettable love song “Peach”.
Featured image: Jack Black/Facebook and Mojang
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