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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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 »
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 »
Paddington franchise director Paul King has found a new family-friendly project to direct. But his new film’s heroes will have to face more than just an angry Nicole Kidman or a conniving Hugh Grant: they’ll come face to face with monsters.
King is set to direct Everyday Parenting Tips, a family comedy from Universal which has signed Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) to star and has Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The LEGO Movie, 21 Jump Street) on board to produce. Get the details below.
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Remember Maximum Overdrive? The Stephen King-directed film where trucks and other machines come to life to attack us foolish humans? Well, now imagine that same plot – but applied to an animated film produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. That film exists, friends, and it’s called Connected. This comedy follows a family who suddenly discovers cell phones, appliances, and other electronic devices are suddenly sentient – and out to take over the world. Watch the Connected trailer below.
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Phil Lord and Chris Miller, two of the most innovative, creative minds in Hollywood, just signed a first-look deal with Universal Pictures to make movies at that studio. But the duo’s TV output is going through a separate deal they have at Sony Pictures Television, and in a new interview from the Television Critics Association press tour today, Miller teased their upcoming Marvel TV projects and revealed something we hadn’t heard before. Read More »
Sony will own Phil Lord and Chris Miller for the foreseeable future. The duo behind the 2018 animated phenomenon that was Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse have signed a massive nine-figure deal with Sony Pictures Television, expanding their relationship with the studio that backed Spider-Verse and Lord and Miller’s first animated hit Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Lord and Miller are being given virtual free reign over the slate of projects they’ll oversee through Lord Miller Productions, including a series of Spider-Verse spin-off shows.
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If seeing Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse win the Best Animated Feature Oscar at this past weekend’s Academy Awards made you want to rewatch the film immediately, we have good news: it’s available to own right now on Digital HD. But if you’d rather wait for the Blu-ray/DVD, the studio has released the first nine minutes of the film online for free as an extended preview. Revisit one of 2018’s very best cinematic offerings below. Read More »
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The next movie from Phil Lord and Chris Miller will see the duo heading back into the live-action realm after they conquered animation, spawning a multimillion dollar franchise with their surprise hit The LEGO Movie and shepherding last year’s critical darling Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse to possible Oscar success. Lord and Miller’s latest film, a sci-fi feature called The Last Human, has sparked a heated bidding war between several studios that landed them an eight-figure deal with Sony/Tristar.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 by Ben Pearson
By now, you’ve probably realized that we love Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse here at /Film. We’ve published tons of articles about the film over the past few days and are encouraging everyone to seek it out, and we’re all excited to see what happens with the future of Sony’s nascent animated Spider-franchise.
In a new interview, producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller were asked about the last scene of this movie (before the credits), and they explain that it contains a “jump ahead in time.” Read their full quote below, but obviously beware of spoilers if you haven’t caught up with the movie yet. Read More »