THE BUSINESS OF LEGO BATMAN — DAN LIN (MBA 1999)

10 MAR 2017

Dan_Lin-Skydeck_288wLego Movie and Lego Batman producer Dan Lin offers an inside look at the role of a modern Hollywood producer—and how he manages a burgeoning franchise. Dan Lin is the Hollywood producer behind the hit films Sherlock Holmes, Gangster Squad, and the Lego Movie. Lin’s most recent film, Lego Batman, opened last month and was the top grossing film in the country for three weekends in a row. He spoke with associate editor Julia Hanna about everything from his approach a film’s business plan to the challenges of managing internal growth on his teams—and how the Lego Movie is like The Avengers.

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