Universal Pictures is in talks with the Lego Group to develop new feature film properties based on the popular block toys, numerous sources close to the pending deal told Variety. Producer Dan Lin, who has made several films based on the childhood staple at Warner Bros., is expected to remain on future projects despite his […]
Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett and 'The Lego Movie' cast have created a hilarious safety video for Turkish Airlines.
Animated sequel finds Chris Pratt's Emmet heading off into space to rescue his bricky besties from a new threat.
The Lego Batman Movie is out this weekend, but the next film in the franchise already is coming down the pike. On Tuesday, Warner Bros. released a teaser for the first trailer for The Lego Ninjago Movie. As a mysterious invasion force moves in on Ninjago City, Master Wu (Jackie Chan) assembles this young group of ninja for the first time.
The plastic universe of Lego once again becomes a stylized satire of the real world in a witty and bedazzling animated superhero caper that dares to mock its own hero’s raging ego. The first thing to say about The Lego Batman Movie is that it’s kicky, bedazzling, and super-fun. The second thing to say about it is that, like The Lego Movie (2014), it’s a kiddie flick that’s been made in a sophisticated spirit of lightning-fast, brain-bursting paradox.
Mike Mitchell can’t stop the feeling that everything will be awesome. The director of DreamWorks Animation’s hit Trolls has been hired to direct The Lego Movie sequel for Warner Bros. Animation. Original Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who recently started production on the Han Solo Star Wars movie, wrote the first draft of the script, which was then re-written by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, the creator of Netflix’s animated comedy BoJack Horseman.
After spoofing The Great Gatsby, those Chevrolet commercials, and even Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the marketing for The Lego Batman Movie turns now to MTV’s Cribs in a parody called Gotham Cribs. Will Arnett’s Dark Knight returns in the parody to offer a tour of “the most tasteful and extravagant mansion in all of Gotham City,” Wayne Manor.
Raphael Bob-Waksberg to provide a fresh take as Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who directed the first film and penned the original draft, are prepping for the Star Wars Han Solo spinoff
The toy brick slingers have assembled an expansive and adorable cast of favorite cinematic characters, many of whom have never been Lego-fied before — E.T., Tom Cruise, and the Goonies, for starters — to join the existing crew of 'Lego Dimensions.'
With the word Batman already on everyone’s lips, Warner Bros. decided this is the perfect time to roll out the trailer for The Lego Batman Movie, the follow-up to The Lego Movie that gives the tiny, toy Will Arnett-voiced version of the Dark Knight the time in the spotlight he so richly deserves.
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.
Not only was this the year of The Lego Movie, it was the year that fan-made Lego Movie homages really took off. This shot-for-shot remake of the iconic Alien scene retains a surprising amount of horror, considering that it’s created with permanently smiling Lego minifigs. Teenage Lego genius Spence animated this collection of 13 great movie moments, from Singin’ in the Rain to Wayne’s World, as a promotion for the book Brick Flicks: 60 Iconic Movie Scenes and Posters to Make from Lego by artist Warren Elsmore.
A team-up between Batman and R2-D2 sounds like a childhood dream come true — and The Lego Movie almost made it happen. Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who wrote and directed the animated blockbuster, revealed to Yahoo Movies UK that the Star Wars droid was a star of earlier drafts. “He was a Batman-level character,” said Miller, referring to the key role that the Caped Crusader played in the film.
Lego is getting meta on us: at next week’s San Diego Comic-Con, collectors will be able to collect the Collector. This is the minifigure that will be given away at the Lego booth and is based on the character played by Benicio Del Toro in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy. Not much is known about the Collector’s role in the latest Marvel movie.