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‘LEGO Batman Movie’ Will Span Every Era of Batman Filmmaking

‘LEGO Batman Movie’ Will Span Every Era of Batman Filmmaking

Fans of The Lego Movie won't get the straight-up sequel The Lego Movie 2 until sometime in 2018, but they will get to explore more of this universe in two upcoming spin-offs, Ninjago in 2016 and The LEGO Batman Movie in 2017. The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are serving as producers on these spin-offs, with the filmmakers teasing new details in an interview with Empire.

Are you looking forward to a shared LEGO movie universe? Chime in with your thoughts below.

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‘The Lego Movie 2’ Lands Writers Phil Lord and Chris Miller

‘The Lego Movie 2’ Lands Writers Phil Lord and Chris Miller

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who both wrote and directed this year's blockbuster The Lego Movie, have signed on to write the sequel The Lego Movie 2, but it still isn't known if they will come back to direct.

We reported in February that Jared Stern (The Internship) and Michelle Morgan (Nancy Drew) were writing the script, but now Warner Bros. has brought back the original writers to work on the script. We also reported in March that Chris McKay signed on to direct the sequel, but Warner Bros. moved him over to the spin-off The LEGO Batman Movie.

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‘22 Jump Street’ Directors Target ‘Rosie Project’ Adaptation

‘22 Jump Street’ Directors Target ‘Rosie Project’ Adaptation

22 Jump Street filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller are developing The Rosie Project for Sony Pictures Entertainment as a potential directorial vehicle.

The studio acquired the novel by Graeme Simison back in April, with Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (The Fault in Our Stars, The Spectacular Now) coming aboard to write the screenplay adaptation, after the author took an initial pass at the script.

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‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Eyes ‘The LEGO Movie’ Directing Duo

‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Eyes ‘The LEGO Movie’ Directing Duo

Just one day after the news that Ivan Reitman is no longer directing Sony's Ghostbusters reboot, filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller are already being eyed to replace him, according to Nikki Finke.

Hot duo to direct #Ghostbusters3? My sources say Phil Lord & Chris Miller ('Lego Movie', '21 Jump St') in talks to replace Ivan Reitman.— Nikki Finke (@NikkiFinke) March 20, 2014

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First Look at ‘22 Jump Street’ as Shooting Begins in New Orleans

First Look at ‘22 Jump Street’ as Shooting Begins in New Orleans

Principal photography began September 28th, 2013 on Columbia Pictures' and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' 22 Jump Street, the sequel to the 2012 action-comedy blockbuster 21 Jump Street, which took in more than $200 million at the worldwide box office.

And so it begins... http://t.co/spsOe8Qyck#22JumpStreet#Day1— Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) September 28, 2013

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‘21 Jump Street’ Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller Reunite for ‘The Reunion’

‘21 Jump Street’ Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller Reunite for ‘The Reunion’

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are reuniting for a comedy entitled The Reunion for Sony Pictures.

While the duo normally both serve as directors on their movies, Chris Miller will take the helm solo on The Reunion, working from his own original screenplay that is set at a high school reunion. No other story details were given for the project.

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EXCLUSIVE: Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller Talk ‘21 Jump Street’ Blu-ray

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Talk 21 Jump Street, on Blu-ray and DVD today!

When Phil Lord and Chris Miller set out to make 21 Jump Street, they knew they had quite a task on their hands. It's nearly impossible to convince moviegoers sight-unseen that this is more than just a cash grab designed to prey on nostalgic feelings for a young Johnny Depp and the 80s. But somehow, they managed to create an action comedy that plays fresh and new, and is quite possibly going to be remembered as the best TV-to-film adaptation to ever arrive at the box office.

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Batman and Superman Team Up for ‘ Lego: The Piece of Resistance’!

Those who've long wished to see Batman and Superman team-up on the big screen will soon be very happy, though it comes in a project no one could have ever anticipated. The iconic DC Comics superheroes, who will some day join live action forces for Justice League of America, will first get animated together in the upcoming CGI adventure LEGO: The Piece of Resistance.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, directors of this past spring's hit action comedy 21 Jump Street, are taking the helm of this unique project, which will be made entirely of LEGO bricks (in CGI form). They have locked in Will Arnett as Batman, and are currently courting their former leading man Channing Tatum to take on the role of Superman. It is not known how the two characters play into the plot of the film, or how much screen time they will share.

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