Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney Reveals Why His Expensive Minecraft Movie Fell Apart


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It’s Always Sunny star Rob McElhenney was as soon as hooked up to helm a Minecraft film for Warner Brothers. The imaginative and prescient he had as soon as wooed Warner Brothers executives, sufficient for them to earmark $150 million for the challenge. One factor led to a different and the McElhenney’s model of the challenge ultimately died and now, the actor is talking out on his model of the flick.

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Speaking with MTV News’ Josh Horowitz on his HappySadConfused podcast, McElhenney stated he was lastly comfy to speak about it as a result of “f-ck them [Warner Bros] at this point.” According to the actor, every part fell aside when Toby Emmerich ultimately changed Greg Silverman has the chief for Warner Brothers movie output. At one level the challenge even had Steve Carrell hooked up to it and ultimately, Warner Brothers changed the actor with Peter Sollett.

“I believed one of the best property to Minecraft was they did not have a set narrative. It was an open world expertise,” McElhenney stated on the podcast. “All you were essentially give was the building blocks to do whatever you want. I thought, what an amazing tool, much like Legos except now you’re talking about infinite possibilities because it’s digital, to give to kids–and not just kids, but any person who feels powerless. Kids mostly feel powerless; all day long they’re being told what to do, how to dress, do your homework, go to bed.”

He added, “I felt like that could extend to other people. I think everybody feels marginalized to an extent. Your boss is telling you what to do all day long, or your spouse is. You just feel like you don’t have this sense of agency over your own life. The game gave you that, and I thought that’s a really profound experience.”

As of final June, Sollet’s model of the film was set for launch on March 5, 2022. A logline for the present iteration may be discovered under.

“The malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a path of destruction, prompting a young girl and her group of unlikely adventurers to set out to save the Overworld.”

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