Jason Momoa to Star in ‘Minecraft’ Movie

My man!

After years of inactivity, the Minecraft movie has its star. In accordance to the Ankler, Jason Momoa will headline the franchise, primarily based on the enormously popular video game.

They present certainly no specifics about the premise of the movie or who Momoa will perform it it. (I’m guessing he’ll play the title role of Arthur P. Minecraft, but I could be mistaken.) Almost just three decades in the past to the day of this news, Mojang announced this Minecraft movie was officially in the operates, alongside with its predicted release day — March 4, 2022, so clearly things are a little powering schedule. At that time, this was how they explained the story for the Minecraft movie:

So, what do you have to look ahead to, approximately 25,000 several hours from now? Properly, as you devour your movie snack of selection (we like a suspicious stew with a side of sq. watermelon), we’ll inform you the tale of a teenage woman and her unlikely group of adventurers. Immediately after the malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a route of destruction, they must help save their attractive, blocky Overworld. Seems formidable! The good news is, the very gifted director Peter Sollett (Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist) will be creating certain every person stands in the ideal spot and provides award-worthy performances. No stress!

Peter Sollett is lengthy absent according to THR, the Momoa Minecraft will be directed by Jared Hess, whose most well known operate is Napoleon Dynamite. (His a lot more recent efforts contain the Netflix documentary miniseries Murder Amid the Mormons and the Tv set show The Last Gentleman on Earth. His previous aspect film was 2016’s Masterminds.) Jared Hess and Jason Momoa that looks like an … appealing mixture.

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