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‘The LEGO Movie 2’ Hires ‘Community’ Director Rob Schrab

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by Britt Hayes February 24, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
Warner Bros.
Although Phil Lord and Chris Miller aren’t returning to direct the LEGO Movie sequel, the duo will stay on as executive producers and are writing the screenplay for the project. We’ve been wondering who might be awesome enough to direct the sequel, which has been given the difficult task of living up to its predecessor, and now we have an answer: Rob Schrab, known best for directing episodes of former NBC series Community.

‘The Last Man on Earth’ Sneak Peeks: Will Forte Goes Crazy for Lord and Miller

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 24, 2015 @ 11:17 AM
FOX
Premiering this Sunday, Lord and Miller FOX comedy The Last Man on Earth still presents as something of a mystery, even with fan-favorite SNL alum Will Forte at the helm. We’ve seen a number of the basic gags in previews of the new series, but do the first full clips an a new promo clue us in to The Last Man on Earth?

‘Jump Street’ Directors Say ‘Men in Black’ Crossover Still Very Much in Play

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by Mike Sampson January 14, 2015 @ 10:40 AM
Sony Pictures/Illustration by ScreenCrush
We mostly assumed that a ‘23 Jump Street’ movie would never happen. Where could you possibly go after the lunacy of the ‘22 Jump Street’ end credits that joked at the idea of horrible sequels up until ‘43 Jump Street’ (subtitled “Mariachi School”). Then came reports late last year of an idea so insane that it might actually work: crossing over ‘23 Jump Street’ and ‘Men in Black’. It was so insane, in fact, that a lot of people thought it wasn’t real. But, directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller promise that it’s very real and that they’re currently developing the project at Sony.

Lord and Miller’s ‘The Last Man on Earth’ Trailer: Will Forte is the World’s Greatest Everything

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 9, 2015 @ 1:02 PM
FOX
Will Forte’s FOX tenure as ‘The Last Man on Earth’ under Phil Lord and Chris Miller has been fraught with secrecy, for a comedy series. And while the latest trailer for the apocalyptic comedy’s March 1 premiere doesn’t answer any of the big questions, or contradict its title with Forte’s fellow cast members, ‘The Last Man on Earth’ seems to have found plenty of destructive fun at the end of the world.

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Will Answer the Question “Can Batman Be Happy?”

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by Britt Hayes January 8, 2015 @ 7:36 PM
Warner Bros.
Just yesterday we reported on an update from filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller regarding their script for ‘The LEGO Movie 2,’ who offered up some plot details for the coming sequel. Today brings another update from Lord and Miller—this time regarding the highly-anticipated spin-off ‘The LEGO Batman Movie,’ in which Will Arnett will reprise his role as everyone’s favorite brooding superhero. We kind of know what ‘The LEGO Movie 2' is about, but what will LEGO Batman's new spin-off be about?

‘The LEGO Movie 2’ Writers Phil Lord and Chris Miller Talk Plot Details, Producing Spin-Offs

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by Britt Hayes January 7, 2015 @ 5:46 PM
Warner Bros.
Originally, ‘The LEGO Movie’ writing and directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller planned to act solely as producers on the sequel. But that’s changed, and the pair will now write the screenplay (though they are still not directing), as well as produce the sequel and its planned spin-offs. Lord and Miller have previously revealed little about ‘The LEGO Movie 2,’ but in a new interview they’ve opened up about why they decided to write the script, and deliver a few details about the sequel as well as the LEGO Ninjago and Batman films.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Fake ‘Moonquake Lake’ Trailer Is a Perfect ‘Twilight’ Parody

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by Britt Hayes December 15, 2014 @ 5:37 PM
If and when you see ‘Annie,’ you’ll notice the fake movie within the movie called ‘Moonquake Lake,’ starring Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, and Rihanna. The trailer for that film wasn’t helmed by ‘Annie’ director Will Gluck, though—it was put together by hilarious geniuses Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the filmmaking duo behind the ‘Jump Street’ films and ‘The LEGO Movie.’ Not only does this trailer perfectly parody ‘Twilight’ and similar angsty, supernatural romance films for young adults, but it comes with its own theme song from Beck and Sia.

‘X-Men’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ Crossover, ‘Aquaman’ Director and More Revealed in Sony Leaks

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by Britt Hayes December 14, 2014 @ 11:26 AM
Fox
And the leaks keep coming from the now infamous, massive Sony hack. Over the last week we’ve learned a lot about the studio’s plans as other outlets have sifted through countless e-mails. The latest batch of information regards not just Sony’s upcoming plans, but the alleged plans of their rival studios, including Fox and Warner Bros.: The director for ‘Aquaman’ has reportedly already been chosen, Fox is planning a crossover between ‘X-Men’ and ‘Fantastic Four,’ and we have more info on the studio’s hopes for ‘Spider-Man.’

‘23 Jump Street’ Will Also Be a ‘Men in Black’ Reboot. Huh?

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by Mike Sampson December 10, 2014 @ 10:23 AM
Sony Pictures
‘23 Jump Street’ is a sequel that is surely happening, this despite all the many hilarious sequel jokes during the ‘22 Jump Street’ end credits. The franchise is just too popular to let die. But, how exactly would you sequelize ‘22 Jump Street’, which did a pretty effective job of sending up sequel cliches? Well, you send Jenko and Schmidt to the Men in Black program, of course.

Everything is Awesome in These 'LEGO Movie' Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff December 4, 2014 @ 11:09 AM
'The LEGO Movie' had no right being any good. It was a movie, based on bunch of toy blocks. But, not only was it a good movie, it was a great movie. And, not only was it a great movie, it was one of the biggest movies of the year, beating out 'Transformers' and 'X-Men' movies. We're here to take a look at one of the biggest surprises of the year and some very interesting facts you might not know about 'The LEGO Movie' in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies. But, first....where are my pants?