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Rob McElhenney Is Directing The Upcoming Minecraft Movie

Bust out the crafting table because it just got ~SUNNY~.

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On Tuesday, Mojang, the Microsoft-owned game developer studio, announced Rob McElhenney as the director for the upcoming Minecraft movie.

We’ve chosen Rob McElhenney (@RMcElhenney) as director of the upcoming Minecraft movie!

McElhenney, best known for co-creating and starring in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, is without a doubt an interesting choice.

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He tweeted this out after the announcement.

Hey @Mojang let's do something strange and wonderful.

Warner Bros. is developing the film after acquiring Minecraft following the success of The LEGO Movie.


There is currently no announced release date.

In the meantime, keep looking for those diamonds.