The series, which will be CG-animated, is in development with WildBrain, the Canadian studio behind animated Netflix projects including “Sonic Prime,” “Ninjago: Dragons Rising” and “Carmen Sandiego.” In 2022, Netflix debuted a revival of WildBrain’s “Johnny Test,” which originally ran on the WB and later on Cartoon Network for six seasons from 2005 to 2014. The studio has also produced The Snoopy Show and Snoopy in Space on Apple TV+ and Fireman Sam on the UK’s Channel 5.

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Mojang released Minecraft in 2011. In its signature pixellated style, the game allows players to build 3D worlds out of colorful blocks. More than 140 million people play “Minecraft” each month. It has spawned a number of spinoffs, including “Minecraft: Story Mode,” “Minecraft Earth,” “Minecraft Dungeons,” and “Minecraft Legends.”

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Mojang is also working on a number of other “Minecraft” adaptations. The Microsoft-owned company has also set a movie backed by Warner Bros. and Legendary with Jack Black, Jason Momoa, Danielle Brooks, and Emma Myers to star, and Jared Hess directing. The film is scheduled to premiere on April 4, 2025.

The Netflix series was announced during Mojang’s celebration of the first “Minecraft” game’s 15th anniversary.

Editor: Albert Owen