Filmmaker Shawn Levy has dropped out of a live-action movie adaptation of cult video game Minecraft.

The Night at the Museum director signed on to direct the film in February (14), when it was acquired by executives at Warner Bros, but he has since exited due of creative differences.

Studio bosses are hoping to announce a new director by early next year (15), according to

Writers Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney have also exited the project.