The Lego Movie

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The Lego Movie
Directed by Phil Lord
Chris Miller
Chris McKay
Produced by Doug Davidson
Stephen Gilchrist
Roy Lee
Dan Lin
Screenplay by Phil Lord
Chris Miller
Kevin Hageman
Dan Hageman
Starring Chris Pratt
Elizabeth Banks
Will Arnett
Morgan Freeman
Liam Neeson
Will Ferrell
Alison Brie
Nick Offerman
Channing Tatum
Cobie Smulders
Jonah Hill
Music by Mark Mothersbaugh
Studio LEGO
Lin Pictures
Warner Bros.
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date(s) February 7, 2014 (2014-02-07) (United States)[1]
Country United States
Language English

The Lego Movie is a 2014 Warner Bros. comedy-animated-adventure brickfilm. It is based on the toy Lego. The movie was released on February 7, 2014[2].

Story[change | edit source]

Emmet, an ordinary guy, is mistaken as being the one who can save the universe. With the aid of an old mystic, a tough female and Batman, Emmet will fight to defeat the evil tyrant bent on destroying the universe by gluing it together.[3]

Cast[change | edit source]

Critical response[change | edit source]

The Lego Movie received many positive reviews. It currently has a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Sequel[change | edit source]

On February 3, 2014, Jared Stern was hired to write a sequel, along with another individual.[8][9][10] The sequel will be released on May 26, 2017.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Lego the Piece of Resistance moves up to February 7, 2014 at collider.com
  2. The Deadline Team (22 October 2012). "Warner Bros Shifts Lego Release Date". Deadline. http://www.deadline.com/2012/10/lego-release-date-change-february-7-2014-warner-bros/. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Wednesday (2012-08-29). "LEGO Movie Official Plot Details and Casting Revealed - News". GeekTyrant. http://geektyrant.com/news/2012/8/29/lego-movie-official-plot-details-and-casting-revealed.html. Retrieved 2013-04-07.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Alexander, Bryan (October 23, 2013). "'The Lego Movie' hopes to cement a built-in fan base". USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2013/10/23/lego-movie-peek-will-ferrell/2918385/. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Lego: Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson Join Animated Film". Hollywoodreporter.com. November 9, 2012. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/lego-will-ferrell-liam-neeson-388097. Retrieved April 7, 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "New @TheLEGOMovie casting news from #SDCC! @ChanningTatum to voice #LEGO #Superman, @JonahHill #GreenLantern & @CobieSmulders #WonderWoman!". Warner Bros. Twitter. https://twitter.com/wbpictures/status/358673706454745088.
  7. Enk, Bryan (October 31, 2013). "Wonder Woman Finally Gets Her Movie Close-Up ... but How Does the Lego Uni-Kitty Fit In?". Yahoo! Movies. http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-talk/superheroes-assemble-hilariously-lego-movie-trailer-214117774.html. Retrieved November 2, 2013.
  8. "Warner Bros. Hires Writer for Sequel to The LEGO Movie". ComingSoon.net. http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=114356. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
  9. Paur, Joey (4 February 2014). "A Sequel to THE LEGO MOVIE Is Already in the Works". geektyrant. http://geektyrant.com/news/a-sequel-to-the-lego-movie-is-already-in-the-works.
  10. Shaw, Lucas (3 February 2014). "Warner Bros. Already Working on Sequel to ‘The Lego Movie’ (Exclusive)". The Wrap News, Inc.. http://www.thewrap.com/warner-bros-writer-jared-stern-already-working-sequel-lego-movie-exclusive/. Retrieved 8 February 2014.

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