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Jumanji star Jack Black’s surprising collaboration with Jason Momoa next | details inside

Jack Black last worked in Super Mario Bros. Movie, which is the second highest grossing movie of 2023, with over $1 billion in collections.

Jumanji star Jack Black’s surprising collaboration with Jason Momoa next | details inside

Jack Black, Jason Momoa

Last Updated: 08.38 AM, Jan 03, 2024


From heartwarming holiday rom-coms like The Holiday to epic fantasy like the Kung Fu Panda film series,King Kong and Jumanji film series, Jack Black's acting range knows no bounds. Now, he's taking on a new mischievous challenge in Minecraft alongside Jason Momoa. This unlikely duo promises a film that's as entertaining as it is blocky, appealing to fans of both Black's comedic prowess and Minecraft's endless creative possibilities.

Minecraft is a video game where players place blocks and go on adventures. From humble wooden chests to towering sky-cities and the whirring contraptions of clockwork genius, the game unlocks a universe of creation where players become architects of their own dreams.

Minecraft live-action movie

The popular game is getting a live-action version now, with a star-studded cast set to bring it to life. Jason Momoa, Pedro Pascal, Matt Berry, Emma Myers, and Danielle Brooks will headline the film, promising an exciting adaptation for fans and newcomers alike.

Super Mario Bros. Movie collection

In 2023, the Mushroom Kingdom conquered the box office! Super Mario Bros. Movie, featuring Jack Black's scene-stealing villanious role as Bowser, made the film gross over $1 billion globally. This epic feat secured the film's place as the second highest-grossing film of the year, after Barbie. Black's comedic talents perfectly breathed life into the character, adding an unforgettable dimension to the beloved video game franchise's big-screen debut.

Jack Black's Golden Globe in 2024

Jack Black has also won a Golden Globe nomination for co-writing ‘Peaches’ from The Super Mario Bros. Movie. This touching song, revealing the unexpected depths of Bowser's heart, came as no surprise to fans who have witnessed Black's comedic and musical prowess for decades.

Minecraft story

While plot details for the upcoming Minecraft movie are tightly under wraps, early glimpses suggest a classic hero's journey: a plucky teenager and her trusty crew confront the scary Ender Dragon. However, recent developments may have taken the story in a whole new direction, leaving fans guessing about the live-action adventure.

Directed by Jared Hess, Minecraft is scheduled to release on April 5, 2025.

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