Minecraft’s first screen director explained his departure from the project.

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Director Rob McElhanney explains why he left the Minecraft screening project, reports “Igromania” with reference to an interview with podcast director Happy Sad Confused.

According to McAlhanny, the head of Warner Bros. Toby Emmerich was dissatisfied with the quality of the story, which the director developed 2.5 years and which would cost the studio at $ 150 million McElhanney was replaced by the director of the movie “Vinyl” Peter Solletta. Before his contract was terminated, he managed to hire a team of visual effects specialists and began booking recording studios.


He emphasized that he was impressed by the potential of Minecraft’s instruments. According to McElhanney, the strongest part of the project is the structure of the open world, and he wanted to develop this idea in his painting.

Minecraft will premiere on March 3, 2022. Minecraft game itself was released in 2011. It was the second best-selling game of all time, second only to Tetris.