Minecraft: The Movie

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Minecraft: The Movie
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Directed by

Nee Brothers

Produced by

Roy Lee
Jill Messick

Screenplay by

Nee Brothers

Story by

Jason Fuchs

Based on

Minecraft by Mojang AB

Production companies

Mojang logo.svg Mojang AB
WarnerBrosLogo.svg Warner Bros.

Minecraft: The Movie is an upcoming Swedish-American 3D film based on the video game of the same name. It is being directed and written by Aaron and Adam Nee. Its release date is unknown.[1]


The movie was revealed on February 27, 2014, by Notch when he posted on Twitter that Mojang's partnership with Warner Bros. about a Minecraft film was being leaked.[2] Script work began on March 2, 2014.[3]

On October 8, 2014, Vu Bui stated that the movie was in "its early days of development", saying that it was a "large-budget production". He also stated that it might not be released until 2018.[4]

On July 21, 2015, Vu Bui announced that Rob McElhenney would serve as the director of the film, ultimately replacing former director, Shawn Levy.[5] Levy was originally going to direct the film, but parted ways with the project because the studio "didn't dig the idea."[6]

On June 27, 2016, Mojang announced the title and release date for "Minecraft: The Movie" by showing the front cover of the script and publicly announcing a release date of May 24, 2019.[7]

On October 13, 2016, it was announced that Jason Fuchs will be writing the script.[8]

On August 3, 2018, the director Rob McElhenney and the writer, Jason Fuchs have dropped out of the project and they've been replaced by duo Aaron and Adam Nee. The release date was also pushed back to an unknown date.[1]