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‘LEGO Movie’ Sequel Already in the Works

Warner Bros. is building a new franchise of its own, beginning with this weekend’s animated release The LEGO Movie.

TheWrap reports the studio has already hired writers to pen a sequel, days before the the first film  arrives in theaters. Directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord co-wrote the first LEGO Movie, but Jared Stern and Michelle Morgan are now penning the follow-up.

The news comes amid glowing reviews and a strong likelihood of earning a first place finish at the box office this weekend, with TheWrap projecting upward of $40 million.

The LEGO Movie, in theaters this weekend, features the voices of Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks and Morgan Freeman, among others.

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  • Adam Frey

    I’m surprised that CBR isn’t giving this more coverage. It’s the first big-screen movie with the Justice League in it! I don’t know if they call themselves that, but Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash and Green Lantern are all in it.