Ghost Draft

Chris Pratt, who provided the voice for the lead character in The LEGO Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, is in negotiations to star in a new live-action science fiction film from Chris McKay, who previously directed The LEGO Batman Movie. It’s called Ghost Draft, and it will be financed and produced by Skydance Media.
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Reborn

Netflix acquired comic writer Mark Millar‘s company Millarworld in 2017, and today they announced what may be their highest-profile film adaptation yet. The streaming service will produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing. Bullock just made waves with Bird Box, her most recent Netflix collaboration, and a new report says she might star in Reborn in addition to producing. Read on for more details, including this comic’s killer premise. Read More »

the lego batman movie 2

Did anyone else assume that a sequel to 2017’s The LEGO Batman Movie had already been announced? I could have sworn that Warner Animation Group had given a sequel the go-ahead, but it turns out that no announcement ever came through official channels – that is, until director Chris McKay revealed on Twitter that he’s working on The LEGO Batman Movie 2 “right now.”
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jonny quest movie

Jonny Quest is coming to the big screen from Warner Bros. and LEGO Batman Movie director Chris McKay. Robert Rodriguez was originally attached to helm the adaptation of the 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon, but now it’s in McKay’s hands. Earlier versions of the script were described as “Indiana Jones meets James Bond with a PG-13 rating,” but that might have changed. More on the Jonny Quest movie below.

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Nightwing movie update

It’s been almost two years since Warner Bros. and DC announced a solo film about Nightwing, aka Dick Grayson, and director Chris McKay has been relatively quiet about it as the script approaches completion. Things have been so quiet, in fact, that some fans have been wondering if the project is still happening at all. But according to McKay, the Nightwing film is still a possibility. Read his latest quote below.
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Wile E. Coyote Movie In The Works at Warner Bros.

Wile E Coyote movie

Wile E. Coyote may have never been able to catch that jerk the Road Runner, but he is about to land his own feature film. Warner Bros. is developing Coyote Vs. Acme, and they’ve hired Jon and Josh Silberman to pen the script. Please follow me into this tunnel painted on the side of a mountain to learn more about the Wile E. Coyote movie.

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dungeons and dragons movie director

The Dungeons & Dragons movie may have finally found its Dungeon Master.

Fresh off helming last year’s Lego Batman Movie, Chris McKay is reportedly in talks to direct the feature film adaptation of the fantasy tabletop role-playing game.

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nightwing casting

Nightwing, former Batman sidekick turned solo superhero, is getting his own movie, and a Stranger Things 2 actor may have just revealed his possible involvement. Or maybe not! Take this with a grain of salt for the moment, but Stranger Things 2 and Power Rangers actor Dacre Montgomery dropped a not-so-subtle hint on his Twitter teasing his potential Nightwing casting, only to quickly delete it. But nothing is ever truly deleted from the internet, and that’s how rumors are born, folks.

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the lego movie 2

The deranged beauty of The LEGO Movie was that it could be anything it wanted to be, existing in a universe where the only borders were the limits of a child’s imagination. Rather than feel like a commercial, it felt like a tribute to the limitless possibilities of playtime – it was unafraid to jumble genres, blending action and comedy and on-point satire into a mixture that had absolutely no right to work. But it did.

So when the director of The LEGO Batman Movie says that The LEGO Movie Sequel will be a musical and a “space action movie,” all you really can do is nod and think “Sure, okay.”

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Nightwing movie

Dick Grayson will be following his famous mentor right into the DC Extended Universe. Warner Bros. is plotting a Nightwing movie, with Chris McKay in talks to direct. McKay actually has some very recent experience with the character: he last helmed The Lego Batman Movie, which prominently featured Dick Grayson (voiced by Michael Cera) as Batman’s overeager sidekick.  Read More »