The success of the Sonic the Hedgehog film franchise has seemingly excited the elite of Hollywood, with a renewed sense of excitement for
The film has been in development for nearly a decade, and has changed directors several times. At one point, Shawn Levy (Free Guy) was in the chair, and Rob McElhenny (of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia fame) was also attached. In all the years it’s been in the works, we haven’t heard all that much about it – but with The Hollywood Reporter detailing Momoa’s involvement, it does look like we’re getting closer to the film’s fruition.
That said, we still don’t know anything about it, who Momoa will play, or what storyline it’s set to follow. Minecraft is a game that definitively lacks story, and instead invites players into a large world where they can build whatever they like, all while avoiding deadly creatures and making their own fun.
Minecraft did receive a dedicated narrative adaptation from Telltale Games, called Story Mode, which explores the tribulations of an everyman named Jesse who ultimately becomes a hero. But it’s unknown if this story will play a role in the big screen film adaptation of Minecraft.
Should the project go ahead, it will join a stellar list of
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With Sonic and other fun
Sometimes, a reverence for the source material and some heartfelt jokes are enough to inject
While this growing trend could be another flash in the pan, the progression of the Minecraft and Streets of Rage adaptations may indicate a solid future for the burgeoning