Warner Bros. Developing Minecraft Movie
Following the hugely successful The LEGO Movie, it is now learned that Warner Bros. will be creating a movie based on the Minecraft video game.
Markus Persson, creator of Minecraft, let the news be known on Twitter:
Someone is trying leak the fact that we're working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie. I wanted to be the leak!— Markus Persson (@notch) February 27, 2014
Minecraft is a sandbox building game which allows players to build, construct and craft objects in a cubic world. Users have uploaded more than 300,000 videos to YouTube of creations they have made in the game.
Update: The new Minecraft is said to be live action. Roy Lee, producer on The LEGO Movie will be producing with Dan Lin and Jill Messick.
Correction: We're told Dan Lin is not producing or attached to the Minecraft movie by reps of Lin.