The first-ever full-length theatrical LEGO movie will open across the United States on February 28, 2014, it was announced Monday by Dan Fellman, president of domestic distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Currently in production, the 3D computer-animated adventure will be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller from their original screenplay, story by Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman, Lord and Miller, based on LEGO Construction Toys. It will incorporate some of the LEGO world’s most popular figures while introducing several new characters, inviting fans who have enjoyed the brand’s innovative toys and hugely popular video games for generations to experience their visually unique LEGO world as never seen before.
Lord and Miller previously teamed on the hit 21 Jump Street and the 2009 animated comedy adventure Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
As yet untitled, the film will be produced by Dan Lin (Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) and Roy Lee (How to Train Your Dragon, The Departed).