Peter Sollett to Direct ‘Minecraft’ movie

A Minecraft movie has been in development since Warner Bros. purchased the rights for a film adaptaion of the game in 2014. Based on the game’s story mode, the film will follow a girl and her friends as they seek to destroy the Ender Dragon and save the world. Now Peter Sollett will write and direct the film, having previously worked on smaller films like Freeheld and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist.

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No word yet as to when the Minecraft movie will be hitting theaters.