‘The LEGO Movie’ Trailer: It’s One Big LEGO World Out There
With all of LEGO’s various movie-themed toy lines, video games and TV series, it seemed like the only thing missing from the brand was a feature-length animated movie — and now it’s on the way. Warner Bros. has released a full ‘The LEGO Movie‘ trailer, featuring practically every one of our favorite figurines come to life.
Chris Pratt stars in ‘The LEGO Movie’ in the very Chris Pratt-type role of Emmet, an ordinary LEGO minifigure (with seemingly the brain of Andy from ‘Parks and Recreation’) who’s mistaken for the savior of the LEGO world. As such, he joins a ‘Lord of the Rings’-esque fellowship to stop an evil tyrant.
Along the way on his adventure of LEGO proportions (corny, but accurate), Emmet will encounter Elizabeth Banks (Lucy/WyldStyle), Alison Brie (Uni-Kitty), Will Ferrell (President Business), Nick Offerman (Metalbeard), Charlie Day (Space Man Benny), Liam Neeson (Bad Cop) and Morgan Freeman (Vitruvius), as well as the your favorite superheroes Superman (Channing Tatum), Green Lantern (Jonah Hill), Wonder Woman (Cobie Smulders) and Batman (Will Arnett). But that’s just the tip of the iceberg of LEGO figures waiting to pop up.
The directing duo of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (’21 Jump Street’ and ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’) are at the helm, and have utilized half CGI and half actual LEGOs (compared to the LEGO TV series, which they say are all CGI) to bring ‘The LEGO Movie’ to life. “We don’t want people to know which is which,” said Lord.
‘The LEGO Movie’ will be released on February 7, 2014.