Markus “Notch” Persson, the creator of Minecraft, has announced that Warner Bros. is going to make a feature film based on the game. The studio acquired the film rights from Mojang AB, the gaming studio behind the game. The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee is going to oversee the project. The terms of the deal were undisclosed. Minecraft is an open world game where players can create environments using virtual blocks.
Someone is trying leak the fact that we're working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie. I wanted to be the leak!
— Markus Persson (@notch) February 27, 2014