I simply love this news. As you’ll all already know, I am a massive fan of all things LEGO (just have a read of this if you don’t believe me) and now, Warner Bros. have placed the news that the men behind the camera of 21 Jump Street is to take the reigns of a brand new feature-length LEGO movie which is set to hit in 2014!
According to the article, Warner Bros. announced the news that directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (21 Jump Street, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs) will helm the project which is set for release of the movie which is yet to have a title based around one of the world’s most famous toys.
Here’s the full info from Warner – !
LEGO® FILM SET FOR THEATRICAL DEBUT FEBRUARY 28, 2014
Warner Bros. Pictures Brings the LEGO Brand to the Big Screen for the First Time in an Original 3D Animated Feature
BURBANK, CA, April 23, 2012 — The first-ever full length, theatrical LEGO® movie will open nationwide on February 28, 2014, it was announced today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
Currently in production, the 3D computer animated adventure will be directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller from their original screenplay, story by Dan Hageman & Kevin Hageman and Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, based on LEGO Construction Toys. It will incorporate some of the LEGO world’s most popular figures while introducing several new characters, inviting fans who have enjoyed the brand’s innovative toys and hugely popular video games for generations to experience their visually unique LEGO world as never seen before.
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller previously teamed on the hit “21 Jump Street” and the 2009 animated comedy adventure “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
The film will be produced by Dan Lin (“Sherlock Holmes,” “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”) and Roy Lee (“The Departed,” “How to Train Your Dragon”).
With all this new LEGO epicness, there is simply no stopping the biggest export in Danish history (I have no facts to back this up but surely it is?!) Let us know what you think in the comments section below.