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EXCLUSIVE: Matt Berry (What we do in the shadows) is in negotiations to star alongside Jason Momoa in the Minecraft movie that Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) will direct for Warner Bros.
Details about the film’s plot and Berry’s role are under wraps. But the Live Photo adapts the best-selling Mojang sandbox video game of all time. It is set to hit theaters on April 4, 2025.
THE Minecraft the film hails from Vertigo, co-financier Legendary, Mojang/Microsoft and Momoa’s On the Roam. Producers on the project include Roy Lee, Jon Berg, Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Momoa, Torfi Frans Olafsson, Vu Bui and the late Jill Messick. Executive producers are Todd Hallowell, Kayleen Walters, Brian Mendoza and Jonathan Spaihts.
Berry is best known for his role as BAFTA and Critics’ Choice Award-nominated vampire Laszlo Cravensworth in FX’s hit comedy What we do in the shadows, which returns for its fifth season on July 13. Other notable credits for the British actor, comedian and writer include BBC’s great expectationsas well as Channel 4 year of the rabbit And London Toastthe last of which he also co-created.
Berry is replaced by CAA, Mgmt Entertainment and B-Side Management in the UK.