Transom: Momoa + Minecraft; 'Blair Witch' is Back?
Plus: Paramount heads to 'Nevermoor'
Momoa’s Minecraft Adventure?
It sounds like Warner Bros. is finally ready to mine the world of Minecraft. Jason Momoa is in negotiations to star in what the studio hopes will become a live-action franchise — if it ever gets around to greenlighting the first film.
Last week's column on WB’s development slate generated a lot of feedback, which I appreciate. One note that mentioned that WB’s lease on the rights to Minecraft expires in January, so the studio has to start production on a movie by then.
To that end, The Ankler has also heard that Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) has come on