Production on the sequel to the 2014 surprise hit The LEGO Movie is set to begin next month, just ten days following the release of the latest installment of the franchise, The LEGO Ninjago Movie.
Omega Underground has confirmed (via My Entertainment World) that the sequel will begin production on October 2 in British Columbia, Canada.
Chris Pratt, star of the original film is confirmed to return to voice the character of Emmett once again however no other cast members have been announced yet.
Director of the Dreamworks Animation hit Trolls, Mike Mitchell, is set to direct the project. Mitchell has already made a name for himself in the realm of animated sequels having directed Shrek Forever After, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.
The script has been written by BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg who rewrote the original draft by The LEGO Movie directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. While Lord and Miller will not be returning to direct the sequel, the duo will produce the project alongside returning producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee, as well as The LEGO Batman Movie director Chris McKay.
Plot details remain under wraps but McKay has previously teased the film as a big musical and space action movie.
The LEGO Movie sequel is currently slated to hit theaters February 8, 2019, Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on The LEGO Movie sequel as we learn it.
Ranking The Biggest Comic-Con 2017 Movie Trailers, Worst To Best
This past weekend, legions upon legions of fans descended upon San Diego for Comic-Con. What started way back in 1970 by fans of reading and collecting comics has now become an international celebration of pretty much everything under the sun and a pop culture phenomenon.
It’s also the chance for many major films and television shows to have their cast meet the fans and showcase what’s to come in the near future from their products. This year was no different as we got to see a wide range of trailers for upcoming movies, among other things. Many of these trailers were hits with fans and continue to generate excitement, but some were better than others.
Here are this year’s major Comic-Con movie trailers, ranked worst to best. Click Next to take a look.