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Shawn Levy in talks to develop, direct 'Minecraft' movie
Shawn Levy in talks to develop, direct 'Minecraft' movie

How do you turn "Minecraft," the popular but plot-lite video game about building structures out of tiny blocks and avoiding nocturnal monsters, into a coherent movie? That challenge may be answered by Shawn Levy. The director of the recent dramedy "This Is Where I Leave You" and the upcoming family film "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" is in talks to develop and direct Warner Bros.' film adaptation of "Minecraft," the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Deadline Hollywood first reported the news. Created by the Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson in 2011, "Minecraft" is an open-world game with a blocky 8-bit...

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