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Jason Momoa’s Minecraft Movie Confirms Release Date

Minecraft will hit theatres on April 4, 2025

After nearly a decade of drip-fed information, the Jason Momoa led Minecraft movie has been given a release date.

Minecraft will hit theatres worldwide on April 4, 2025 according to an update from Warner Bros, so mark your calendars and give your pickaxes a rest.

Technically announced all the way back in 2014, the project has had a revolving door of talent and resources attached to it. Ultimately a director was found in Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre) and a smattering of possible details were mentioned in a long deleted blog:

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…the story of a teenage girl and her unlikely group of adventurers. After the malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a path of destruction, they must save their beautiful, blocky Overworld.

Of course, this micro synopsis also came at a time when Peter Sollett (Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist) was attached to direct – so take it with a grain of dated salt.

Given the oddly chill nature of the game itself, it’s hard to imagine what audiences may be in for – unless the film aims to lean closer to the more action-oriented incarnations of the block builder.

With the Super Mario Bros Movie currently live in cinemas, and Sonic the Hedgehog sitting pretty with two films under his hedgehog belt – we are edging ever closer to the Super Smash Bros cinematic universe.

Just need a Kirby film, starring Vin Diesel to get announced and all the pieces will start falling together.

Are you excited for a Minecraft film? Does the blocky experience stack up to a cinematic story? Let us know in the comments or on social media.

Written By Ash Wayling

Known throughout the interwebs simply as M0D3Rn, Ash is bad at video games. An old guard gamer who suffers from being generally opinionated, it comes as no surprise that he is both brutally loyal and yet, fiercely whimsical about all things electronic. On occasion will make a youtube video that actually gets views. Follow him on YouTube @Bad at Video Games


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