The MINECRAFT Movie Has Found Its (Third) Director - Birth.Movies.Death. - Fri 11 Jan 21:01 GMT

The MINECRAFT Movie Has Found Its (Third) Director - Birth.Movies.Death.

Step on up, Peter Sollett.

  Warner Bros. has been trying to get a Minecraft movie off the ground for years, only to have each of their attempts implode long before crossing the starting line.

  But WB's determined to build a Minecraft franchise if it's the last thing they do, and now they're ready to give it another go: according to Variety, Raising Victor Vargas' Peter Sollett has just signed on to write and direct the film, which will tell the story of "a teenage girl and her unlikely group of adventurers who, after the malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a path of destruction, must save their beautiful, blocky Overworld."

  This is all well and good, of course, but one can't help but wonder if the time for a Minecraft movie hasn't already passed.

  As one of our contributors pointed out on the BMD Slack: maybe everyone's time and effort would be wiser spent on, say, a Fortnite movie?

  Anyway, if nothing else, we're very curious to see what the Minecraft movie looks like.