Jason Momoa to valuable particular person in ‘Minecraft’ are residing-action movie for Warner Bros.

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Jason Momoa to star in 'Minecraft' live-action movie for Warner Bros.

Jason Momoa is in closing negotiations to valuable particular person within the are residing-action movie essentially based on the vastly standard on-line sport. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

April 18 (UPI) — Aquaman and Dune valuable particular person Jason Momoa is spot to valuable particular person in Warner Bros. Studios’ upcoming are residing-action Minecraft movie.

The Hollywood Reporter, Diversity and Deadline reported Monday that Momoa is in closing negotiations to valuable particular person within the are residing-action movie essentially based on the vastly standard on-line sport.

Minecraft is a foremost-particular person survival sport developed and published by Sweden’s Mojang Studios. The first installment within the franchise debuted in November 2011, with the most recent, Minecraft Dungeons, being launched in Might perhaps well additionally 2020.

Minecraft permits players to mine offers and utilize blocks to perform structures and digital worlds. The sport swiftly grew to became a sensation and has since been ported to more than one platforms. It is the most sharp-selling on-line sport of all time, with more than 238 million copies sold.

Napoleon Dynamite filmmaker Jared Hess will squawk the Minecraft movie from a script by Chris Bowman and Hubbell Palmer. Mary Guardian and Roy Lee will accomplish, whereas Jill Messick will assemble a posthumous producing credit score for constructing the movie sooner than her dying in 2018.

Executive producers consist of Jon Berg, Cale Boyter and Jon Spaihts. Mojang Studios’ Lydia Winters and Vu Bui additionally can even support accomplish the movie.

Warner Bros. has been constructing a mission essentially based on the fetch sport for years, with Shawn Levy, Purchase McElhenney and Peter Sollett previously linked to squawk. At one point, Steve Carell changed into as soon as expected to valuable particular person in Minecraft‘s movie adaptation.

Momoa and Warner Bros. gain Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom — the sequel to the 2018 movie Aquaman — due out in March 2023.

The 42-year-inclined Momoa additionally stars within the Apple TV+ series See. In addition, he’s known for roles in HBO’s Game of Thrones and HBO Max’s Peacemaker.