The LEGO Movie Universe

The ending of The LEGO Movie promised a clash of playtimes with some aliens from the planet Duplo arriving in Bricksburg and promising to destroy Emmet, Wyldstyle, LEGO Batman and the whole minifigure crew. As The LEGO Movie 2 trailers have teased, the invasion has brought about an apocalypse of sorts, and amidst all the chaos, a new villain named General Mayhem has kidnapped all of Emmet’s friends, and it’s up to the chipper Master Builder to get them back.

However, much like the original LEGO Movie, there’s more than meets the eye with this sequel. The LEGO Movie 2 expands the building brick universe in a way that might surprise you, and it requires a little bit of explanation by co-writers and producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller. But beware that it dives into spoiler territory for The LEGO Movie 2, so proceed at your own risk. Read More »

The LEGO Movie 2 Rexcelsior Ship

In The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, our construction buddy Emmet (Chris Pratt) must head out on his own to save all of his fellow LEGO friends after being kidnapped by an alien known as General Mayhem.

While traversing through space to the dangerous Sistar System, he gets picked up by quite the hero: Rex Dangervest, a galaxy defending archeologist, cowboy,  and raptor trainer who also happens to be voiced by Chris Pratt. Rex also has an amazing ship, and now you can build it yourself. LEGO has announced the release of The LEGO Movie 2 playset called The Rexcelsior, and you can check it out below. Read More »

the lego movie 2 early screenings

Early screenings seem to have become the hottest thing in Hollywood for studios that want to build buzz for their films. Warner Bros. is the latest to leap onto the early screening trend, offering The LEGO Movie fans a chance to see The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part a whole two weeks before the animated sequel’s theatrical release.

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The LEGO Movie 2 Featurette

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is just over a couple weeks away from release, and since it’s been a few years since the gang got back together, a new featurette gives the voice cast the spotlight while they were recording their lines for the animated sequel. Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, and Alison Brie are all reprising their roles from the first film, but we also have Tiffany Haddish and Stephanie Beatriz playing two new characters. Check them all out having a blast recording their dialogue in The LEGO Movie 2 featurette below. Read More »

LEGO Movie 2 Cast Goes to Space Camp

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, cast members from The LEGO Movie 2 go to Space Camp with James Corden. Plus, check out an extensive roundtable discussion with this awards season’s buzzed about actors like Chadwick Boseman, Mahershala Ali, Hugh Jackman and more, and run through video essay creator Patrick (H) Willem‘s Top 50 Movies of 2018.

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Glass Box Office

The box office tracking numbers have arrived, and M. Night Shyamalan‘s new superhero sequel Glass could end up having the highest-grossing opening weekend of any of his films thus far. Meanwhile, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is currently on track for an opening somewhere between $45-$55 million in its first weekend, a significant drop from $69 million the original movie pulled in during that stretch. Get more details below.
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the lego movie 2 tv spots

Warner Bros. has released a slew of new The LEGO Movie 2 TV spots that tease some awesome new footage from the highly anticipated The LEGO Movie sequel.

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part takes place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland where the residents of Bricksburg (now Apocalypseburg) must defend their home from alien invaders and deal with the arrival of new potential allies/enemies, including Tiffany Haddish’s character Queen Watevra WaNabi. Watevra features heavily in the new The LEGO Movie 2 TV spots, as the person who may persuade Batman to change his status as a Bat-chelor.

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Gal Gadot Voicing Wonder Woman

The LEGO Movie already gave us the minifigure version of Justice League, and they all came together again in The LEGO Batman Movie. But when we see a few of the DC Comics superheroes in The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, they’ll have different voices than we’ve heard before, but they’ll still be very recognizable.

Gal Gadot, Margot Robbie and Jason Momoa have all been confirmed to lend their voices to the LEGO minifigure versions of their live-action DC Extended Universe characters Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn and Aquaman. Read More »

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Bob Iger talks the future of Avatar.
  • Check out a new image from Toy Story 4.
  • Watch a comic book-style trailer for Glass.
  • Will there be a Bird Box sequel?
  • The Amityville Murders trailer takes you back to that famous haunted house.
  • Kevin Smith pitched a Mallrats sequel series to Hulu, Netflix and more.
  • Behold a new poster for The LEGO Movie 2
  • Mary Poppins Returns sequel in early development.
  • Sylvester Stallone shares yet another Rambo 5 image.

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The LEGO Movie 2 Apocalypseburg Playset

The LEGO Movie 2 is coming to theaters next month, but the LEGO sets inspired by the movie are already hitting shelves. We’ve gotten a glimpse at some of the playsets you can find in stores now, but the latest addition is one of the biggest that has ever been created for the LEGO Movie franchise.

In the aftermath of the attack on Bricksburg from the aliens of planet Duplo, the city has now become Apocalypseburg, and the post-apocalyptic, Mad Max-style city comes to life with this awesome playset comprised of over 3,100 pieces, including half of the Statue of Liberty reminiscent of Planet of the Apes. And of course it comes with a whole bunch of minifigures. Read More »