22
Feb
2017

‘Lethal Weapon’ Renewed For Season 2 By Fox

Here is why getting only a partial back order is not necessarily a death sentence for a freshman series. Fox has given an early renewal to its action comedy-drama Lethal Weapon. Lethal Weapon, from Matt Miller, Warner Bros TV and Lin Pictures, got off to an OK ratings start in the fall after better than [...]


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17
Feb
2017

Hello, Siri. Please tell us about your feature-film debut in ‘Lego Batman Movie’ …

ON ONE QUESTION, Siri was proving as elusive as a Gotham villain. If you’ve listened carefully in “The Lego Batman Movie,” or simply saw the credits roll, you know firsthand that the Apple personal assistant has a featured role in the top box-office film in the land. In an inspired turn, Siri is Lego Batman’s [...]


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12
Feb
2017

‘Lego Batman Movie’ tops ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ at the box office as ‘John Wick 2’ kills

Goofy superhero kids’ toys beat kinky whips and bondage at movie theaters this weekend as “The Lego Batman Movie” topped “Fifty Shades Darker” for the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office. Warner Bros.’ new “Lego Movie” spinoff grossed $55.6 million in the U.S. and Canada from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates, [...]


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09
Feb
2017

What ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ has in common with ‘Deadpool’

Listen to the original interview When “The Lego Movie” premiered in 2014, it was a surprise critical and commercial hit. The surprise was partly due to the expectation that the film would be one long commercial for Legos when, in the end, it was a pretty good movie. The film did help sell Legos, but [...]


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03
Feb
2017

‘Lego Movie’ Sequel Enlists ‘Trolls’ Director Mike Mitchell (Exclusive)

Mike Mitchell can’t stop the feeling that everything will be awesome. The director of DreamWorks Animation’s hit Trolls has been hired to direct The Lego Movie sequel for Warner Bros. Animation. Rob Schrab was previously named director, but sources say a parting of ways occurred due to “creative differences.” Original Lego Movie directors Phil Lord [...]


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20
Jan
2017

‘Lego Batman Movie’ to Screen Early for Producer’s Son’s Charity

Dan Lin is showing the film as a favor for his 12-year-old son, Miles, who created a charity that supports sustainable fishing and farming. Five days ahead of its release, The Lego Batman Movie will screen Feb. 5 at Los Feliz’s Vista Theatre as a family favor that producer Dan Lin is doing for his [...]


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16
Nov
2016

‘Kung Fu Panda’ Director Mark Osborne Tackling Adaptation of Cult Comic ‘Bone’

At the same time, Adam Kline (‘Artemis Fowl’) has been tapped to co-write the script with Osborne. Mark Osborne, fresh off directing The Little Prince, has come aboard to tackle Warner Bros.’ animated adaptation of Bone, the Eisner-winning comic series from Jeff Smith. Adam Kline has been tapped to co-write the script with Osborne, who [...]


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07
Nov
2016

The LEGO Batman Movie – Trailer #4

In theaters February 2017! http://LEGOBatman.com https://www.facebook.com/LegoBatmanMo… In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The [...]


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12
Oct
2016

‘Lethal Weapon’ Lands Full-Season Order From Fox

Fox has given a full-season order to “Lethal Weapon.” The freshman action drama is this fall’s first new Fox show to have its season extended. “’Lethal Weapon’ delivers an explosive and wildly entertaining core relationship between two cops, with dynamic performances by Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford, surrounded by cinematic action, endearing humor and true [...]


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22
Sep
2016

Working and producing together, Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman

One of the most exciting producing partnerships to emerge over the past several years, Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman (Pitch Perfect franchise) join Produced By 2016 to discuss their process for getting stories to the big and small screen alike. In this special Conversation, Banks and Handelman share their approach to development and casting, as [...]


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