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Alison Brie Gets Meta With Unikitty in 'Lego Dimensions' Movie Mash-Up (Exclusive)

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In this latest teaser for the upcoming Lego Dimensions — a toy-based video game intertwining many of the brick purveyor’s key movie and TV licenses — Alison Brie meets-cute with her adorable, though anger-prone, Lego Movie alter ego.

The setup: Brie receives a mysterious package containing unassembled pieces. She puts the set together revealing Cloud Cuckoo Land’s reigning princess, Unikitty, (“How cute!” gushes Brie. “I sense we have a lot in common.”), along with a strange portal. Brie starts starts to melt down when she loses a Lego piece, announcing — in a callback to the movie — “I’m feeling something. The opposite of happiness.”

Once assembled, Brie/Unikitty is transported inside the game and cue the gameplay montage.

Maybe she can even live out her Lego Movie fantasy of marrying a marshmallow?

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Similar to Skylanders and Disney Infinity, Lego Dimensions takes the interactive-toy premise one step further. Instead of simply swapping out inarticulate plastic figures, Dimensions features multiple “fun packs” of characters and vehicles that need to be built in various configurations and then become playable when linked to the game through the Toy Pad.

The other big appeal of Dimensions is the wealth of brick-ified properties represeing the Lego Multiverse, including: Jurassic World, The Lord of the Rings, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, The Wizard of Oz, DC superheroes, Doctor Who, Scooby-Doo, The Simpsons, the Portal video game series, and, natch, The Lego Movie.

Brie is among several Lego Movie voice actors reprising their roles for the Dimensions video game, including Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle, Charlie Day as overzealous astronaut Benny (yes, you can build his spacehip spaceship SPACESHIP!), and Chris Pratt as accidental hero Emmett (Pratt does double duty in the game, also voicing the character of Owen Grady in the Jurassic World add-on set).

The amazing voice cast also features Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd back as their classic Back to the Future selves, Marty McFly and Doc Brown; Bryce Dallas Howard (Claire) and Irrfan Khan (Masrani) from Jurassic World; Peter Capaldi (the 12th Doctor) and Jenna Coleman (Clara) from Doctor Who; Matthew Lillard as Shaggy from the Scooby-Doo movies; J.K. Simmons as Portal character Cave Johnson; Joel McHale as the game’s narrator X-PO; and Gary Oldman as the game’s big bad boss, Lord Vortech, out to wreak havoc in the Multiverse.

The starter set, available Sunday on major game consoles for $100, comes with Batman, Gandalf, and Wyldstyle.