Minecraft movie is coming, far more boring than it sounds

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Minecraft movieBelieve it or not, Minecraft is really successful. Not only did it make Markus "Notch" Persson, the game's creator, rich beyond imagination, it's also a global phenomena. We like it a little bit, too. As such, Seven Stories Press will be publishing a book later this year that details the game's creation and Notch's upbringing called Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything. Oh, and they've already sold the film rights. That's cool.

Now, as many of you guys know, I wasn't a fan of 2 Player Productions' slothenly-paced and uneven documentary Minecraft: Story of Mojang. Unfortunately, the issues I had with that film aren't likely to be resolved with a new biopic. With all due respect to Notch, the parts of the story I care about – namely, the actual creation of the game – aren't being told because it's unfilmable. The other parts I either already know or don't care about.

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