24
Jul
2017

The LEGO NINJAGO Movie reveals new villain: A cat!

The third film in the LEGO movie world chopped its way through the crowd at Comic-Con and stood out with a packed panel that showed off the geeky side of its well-assembled (lol, get it? lol) cast. The panel enlisted Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Peña, and Zach Woods, [...]


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15
Jul
2017

‘Aladdin’: Disney Remake Finds Its Leads

Guy Ritchie will direct the movie musical, which will see Will Smith as the Genie. Relative newcomer Mena Massoud and Power Rangers star Naomi Scott have booked a flight on a magic carpet ride. Massoud has secured the coveted role of Aladdin while Scott will be playing Jasmine in the Guy Ritchie-directed Aladdin movie. The [...]


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11
May
2017

‘Lego Movie’s’ Unikitty Gets Animated Series at Cartoon Network

Unikitty has another reason to “stay positive.” The character from the box-office hit The Lego Movie is getting her own show. Cartoon Network on Wednesday announced that it has ordered Unikitty!, an animated series from Warner Bros. Animation, that will follow the title character and her friends “into a world full of adventure, excitement and [...]


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29
Mar
2017

‘It’ Trailer Brings Stephen King Classic Back to Life

Sometimes, it pays to be afraid of clowns. Stephen King’s It is back. The first footage of the film from Mama director Andy Muschietti proves people with a phobia of clowns may have legitimate reasons for it. The film stars Bill Skarsgard stars as the demonic clown Pennywise. The kids he terrorizes are played by [...]


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17
Mar
2017

Lego Stays on Script

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10
Mar
2017

Meet the Man Responsible for Protecting the Lego Brand as It Became a Mega Movie Franchise

How producer Dan Lin convinced Lego to take a risk Few brands can make movies that people want to see. Over the past few years, that’s something Lego has been able to accomplish thanks to Dan Lin, CEO of Lin Pictures and producer of the Lego movies. The latest film in the franchise, The Lego [...]


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10
Mar
2017

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

Lego 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 [...]


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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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