Netflix has a big hit on their hands with The Mitchells vs. The Machines, the latest animated film from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and The LEGO Movie producers Phil Lord & Chris Miller. Now that the film is available in their streaming library, they’re rolling out a look into how it was made. In a new shot-by-shot breakdown, producers Lord & Miller sat down with director Mike Rianda to explore the ferociously funny Furby fight sequence. Let the dark harvest begin! Read More »
Pixar Animation gave us the superhero family The Incredibles to take on the threats of the world. Now, Sony Pictures Animation is giving is a much more dysfunctional family tasked with saving humanity in The Mitchells vs. The Machines.
From The LEGO Movie directors and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse producers Phil Lord & Chris Miller, this new film is an epic sci-fi comedy that pits family against machine when a perturbed artificial intelligence uses all forms of technology to capture every human on the planet. Somehow, The Mitchells (Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Abbi Jacobson, and director Michael Rianda) are the only ones left who can stop these machines. Read More »
Elizabeth Banks has found her next project. The Charlie’s Angels director has signed on to direct a Universal Pictures thriller produced by her The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The movie’s title? Cocaine Bear. And that’s how you get people’s attention, folks, in spite of Banks’ underwhelming directorial career so far.
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Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz, directors of the indie gem The Peanut Butter Falcon, have a new movie lined-up, and they’re teaming with producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller to make it happen. The untitled movie is described as “a Cuban story that will be shot largely in Spanish with a very naturalistic vibe in the vein of American Honey,” set against the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic of the early ’90s.
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Phil Lord and Chris Miller‘s animated sci-fi family adventure movie Connected has been one of the many movies delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Sony Pictures held on to the movie with the hopes of releasing it in theaters, but it seems like the possibility of movie theater business being stagnant for at least the first half of 2021 has forced them to send the movie to streaming. Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to the film, which has now reverted back to its original title: The Mitchells vs The Machines. Read More »
The Universal monster revival continues. After failing miserably with the interconnected Dark Universe, Universal has bounced back with The Invisible Man and plans for future standalone films. The latest entry is an untitled Unititled Monster Project being developed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Details are vague for the moment, but we do know that the film will reunite Lord and Miller with 21 Jump Street Star Channing Tatum.
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Another one bites the dust. Following in the footsteps of the recently delayed Wonder Woman 1984 and Candyman, Sony Animation has decided to move Phil Lord & Chris Miller‘s family sci-fi adventure Connected back from the previously set October 23 release date. That will leave October pretty bare when it comes to new releases to get excited about. Read More »
Sony Pictures Television is developing a Silk TV series based on the female Marvel Comics webslinger, with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse alums Phil Lord and Chris Miller executive producing through their deal with the company.
Last year, they signed a deal to develop multiple live-action Marvel shows, and Silk looks like the first one that will be ready to go before cameras. Additionally, Sony is negotiating with Amazon to be the streaming home of all of these new live-action Marvel shows – though it doesn’t sound like the streamer will be the first place fans will be able to watch them. Get the details below. Read More »
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Phil Lord and Chris Miller have been able to back such a strong string of hits that even attaching their name as producers on a movie can drum up interest in a movie. The duo behind The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street are throwing their support behind a Miami-based comedy about a Cuban-American family from actors-turned-writers Natalie Morales (Dead to Me) and Cyrina Fiallo (Good Luck Charlie).
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Twin brothers Kenny and Keith Lucas, the stand-up comedians and producers of Lucas Bros Moving Co, are making a new movie – and they’ve just scored the support of two of Hollywood’s most creative producers.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the brains behind The LEGO Movie and the 21 Jump Street movies, will produce this mysterious new Lucas Brothers movie, which will reunite the two duos for the first time since the brothers appeared in Lord and Miller’s 22 Jump Street back in 2014. That was six years ago, which simultaneously doesn’t seem like that long ago but also feels like ten lifetimes ago. Time is weird! Read More »