Peter Sollet Tapped To Write And Direct ‘Minecraft’ For Warner Bros.

Jan 11, 2019

Warner Bros.’ ‘Minecraft’ video game adaptation has found another director.

Petter Sollet has been tapped to direct the pic, which was originally supposed to be helmed by ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philidelphia’ creator Rob  McElhenney. You can check out the synopsis for the movie below.

Based on the globally popular video game, the story follows 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.

Sollet previously directed ‘Raising Victor Vargas’, ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist’, and ‘Freeheld’.

Shawn Levy was set to direct back in 2014 but dropped out due to differences with the studio. He was replaced by Rob  McElhenney in July 2015 with a release date set for May 2019. On August 3rd, 2018,  McElhenney dropped out due to scheduling conflicts and the release date was pushed back.

A new release date has yet to be set.

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Source: Variety

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