Lego Movie Going Forward


Steel yourself for an onslaught of "Lego" movie toys!

Warner Brothers, which has been kicking around a Lego movie since 2008, has finally given the project the greenlight, reported Variety.

The live action-animation hybrid film is due to arrive in 2014. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the men behind "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs," have been hired to write the script, and will get a hand in directing it from Chris McKay of Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken."

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Animal Logic, the studio that worked on such films as "Guardians of Ga'hoole" and "Happy Feet," will handle the animation.

We're a bit disappointed that Michel Gondry, who did the brilliant Lego-animated video for The White Stripes' "Fell in Love With a Girl," was passed over. But considering his recent track record ("Be Kind Rewind," "The Green Hornet"), we can't say we're surprised.

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