The adventures of mild-mannered master builder Emmet (Chris Pratt) will continue in The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. The full title for the sequel was announced over the film’s official Twitter account earlier today, along with a teaser image. And while we may not know a whole lot about the movie itself, we know that it will be released February of next year, which was the time of year that the first movie dropped. Check out more on the story below.
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part will be released nearly four years the original film. The sequel is directed by Mike Mitchell and Trisha Gum, using a script written by BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg, who is rewriting a draft penned by Phil Lord and Chris Miller – the original LEGO Movie directors.
The title was announced via Twitter, with a teaser image that uses the film’s original red and white LEGO brick text but with the addition of blues for the numerical title and subtitles.
While little is known about the sequel, we know that Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, and Will Arnett will reprise their respective roles. Tiffany Haddish is among one of the new additions to the voice cast. Although, her role in the film is still unknown.
The LEGO Movie was destined to become a success long before its initial release. A sequel was announced before the release of the first film. It then spawned two spinoffs, The LEGO Batman Movie and The LEGO Ninjago Movie, the latter of which is considered to be one of the best Batman movies.
For a film as meta as The LEGO Movie, the sequel title seems very fitting.
It is said that the sequel will explore the brother and sister dynamic that was hinted at towards the end of the first LEGO movie. There, Finn was finally able to play with his father’s LEGO’s, but on the condition that he would also let his much younger sister play as well. This opened the door to Duplo – a toddler-friendly version of the LEGO product. So we will see how genders and age differences come into play.
If it’s anything like the first, then I am all for it. So we will just have to wait and see more about the film.
The LEGO MOVIE 2: The Second Part is scheduled to be released on February 8, 2019.
[Source: The LEGO Movie Twitter]