At the annual CinemaCon convention this week in Las Vegas, Warner Bros. announced its intention to start up a CG-animated (we assume) “cinematic universe” centered around the animated characters from the Hanna-Barbera studios and run by the Warner Animation Group (WAG) team.
Deadline.com is reporting that Phil Lord and Chris Miller have signed the deal to write a sequel to their monster hit feature The LEGO Movie for Warner Bros. There is no word yet as to if the duo will also be directing the sequel.
I wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into with The LEGO Movie, but almost everything about the film won me over. Writers/Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs again exhibit their whimsical, childlike imaginations with this hysterical film about a “nobody who saved everybody.”
Do you have an AMC or Regal multiplex in your hometown? Are you planning to see Warner Bros.’ new animated feature The LEGO Movie in 3D this weekend? If so, then make sure to check out Regal and AMC’s cool promotion where you can get your own limited edition LEGO mini figure. More info is available on AMC Theatres’ Facebook page and Regal Cinemas’ Facebook page.
The LEGO Movie opens in 3D in theaters on February 7th.
We here at the site are huge fans of the original film from Sony Pictures Animation, so it should come as no surprise to how eagerly we’ve been anticipating the teaser trailer to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2(even more so after the poster). Well that day has finally arrived my friends, and boy was it worth the wait! Check out the “revenge of the leftovers” after the jump…