Emma Myers, known for her role as Enid Sinclair in the Netflix show Wednesday, will be starring in the live-action Minecraft movie by Warner Bros. and Legendary.
The movie, called Minecraft: The Movie, is inspired by the popular video game Minecraft. It’s directed by Jared Hess and written by Chris Bowman and Hubbel Palmer, and the filming will start in New Zealand at the end of the month. You can expect to see it in theaters on April 4, 2025. However, the most recent exciting news is that Emma Myers will be joining a great group of actors, like Jason Momoa and Danielle Brooks in a live-action Minecraft movie.
Emma Myers, the new star cast of live-action Minecraft movie
The Minecraft movie is in the works, and the details about who is working on it are still being sorted out. However, Emma Myers is now part of the movie along with:
- Jason Momoa
- Danielle Brooks
- Sebastian Eugene Hansen
Emma Myers, who is part of the project, is represented by WME, Untitled Entertainment, and Jeff Bernstein at Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Berstein Trattner & Klein. Currently she is a cast member of McG’s Ed Helms comedy, Family Switch. Myers plays Enid Sinclair in Wednesday, the most watched Netflix series ever with 1.72 billion hours watched globally and 252.1 million views. Myers has also worked on TV series like Dead of Night and The Baker and the Beauty, as well as the movie The Girl in the Basement.
Minecraft is the best-selling video game ever. It has sold 300 million copies and has almost 140 million people playing it every month.
The story of the movie is a secret for now, but it’s definitely based on the video game.
The people behind the Minecraft film include Vertigo, Legendary, Mojang/Microsoft, and Jason Momoa’s On the Roam. The key players involved in producing the movie are Roy Lee, Jon Berg, Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Jason Momoa, Torfi Frans Olafsson, Vu Bui, and the late Jill Messick. Some others involved as executive producers are Todd Hallowell, Kayleen Walters, Brian Mendoza, and Jonathan Spaihts.
What Do People Say?
People seem to have varying opinions about the idea of a Minecraft movie. Some are skeptical, suggesting that Minecraft might not really need a movie. Others draw comparisons to the Tetris movie and express concerns about a potential Minecraft film having a meta plot rather than directly taking place in the Minecraft world. There’s also a mention of the challenge of recreating the magic of the Lego movie, but some acknowledge that the creators might still attempt it.
The skepticism is heightened by the fact that the project has been in development for around 10 years, going through multiple writers and directors. The extended development time and turnover of creative personnel raise doubts, with some expressing surprise if the end result turns out to be good.
For constant updates, keep following Gamevro.