04
Mar
2015

‘WE’RE THE MILLERS’ DIRECTOR TACKLING ADAPTATION OF SCI-FI TABLETOP GAME ‘DUST’

Lionsgate has picked up the rights to Dust, a cult tabletop game and graphic novel in a package that sees Rawson Marshall Thurber attached to direct. Dan Lin, one of the producers behind the Lego movie franchise, is on board to produce. Dust is set in an alternate history steampunk-themed version of the 1940s where [...]


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03
Mar
2015

‘CINDERELLA’ SCREENING TO BENEFIT 10-YEAR OLD MILES LIN’S I DREAM OF FISH

This Sunday, March 8, an advance screening of Disney’s live action imagination of the classic Cinderella will unspool at the historic Vista Theatre in Los Feliz. This isn’t a typical L.A. screening to give industryites an opportunity to brag about seeing a film first before the rest of the world. Instead, it’s a fundraiser that [...]


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24
Feb
2015

‘LEGO MOVIE’ PRODUCER LIN PICTURES HIRES DREAMWORKS EXECUTIVE JONATHAN EIRICH

He worked his way up the DreamWorks ladder after starting out as Stacey Snider’s assistant in 2006 Lin Pictures has hired Jonathan Eirich as president of film production, a position that calls for him to oversee the company’s live-action feature slate, TheWrap has learned. Eirich, who most recently served as senior VP of production at [...]


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24
Feb
2015

‘LEGO MOVIE’ SEQUEL LANDS ‘COMMUNITY’ DIRECTOR

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who directed the first movie, are now producing the movie with Dan Lin and Roy Lee. They are also writing it. Everything is awesome for Rob Schrab, the TV director who has just signed on direct the sequel to The Lego Movie for Warner Bros. Dan Lin and Roy Lee [...]


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29
Jan
2015

JAY ROACH TO DIRECT ACTION COMEDY ‘MAD DOGS’ FOR WARNER BROS.

Dan Lin (‘The Lego Movie’) is on board to produce the adaptation of the novel from ‘Six Days of the Condor’ author James Grady. Warner Bros. has picked up Mad Dogs, an action-comedy package that adapts a novel from Six Days of the Condor author James Grady. Jay Roach is attached to direct the project [...]


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26
Jan
2015

THE LEGO MOVIE FEATURED IN THE LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL

The Los Angeles Business Journal recently wrote a feature about Lego called “Lego Strategy Taking Shape.” You can view the article by clicking the link below or view it as a PDF here.


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24
Jan
2015

Dan Lin’s acceptance speech for the 2015 PGA Awards

Dan Lin’s acceptance speech for 2015 PGA’s Award as Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures (The LEGO Movie)


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24
Jan
2015

PGA AWARDS: ‘BIRDMAN’ WINS TOP FILM PRIZE, ‘BREAKING BAD’ TAKES DRAMA TROPHY & ‘ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK’ NABS COMEDY

Birdman took the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures at the 26th annual PGA Awards tonight in Los Angeles. The win places the Alejandro G. Iñárritu-helmed pic squarely in the frontrunner category for the Best Picture Oscar. Since 1989, those theatrical films taking the Darryl F. Zanuck award for best [...]


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15
Jan
2015

‘LEGO MOVIE’ WINS CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATED FILM FOLLOWING OSCAR NOMINATION SNUB

Take that Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences! Just hours after “The Lego Movie” was snubbed from the list of 2015 Oscar nominees, the Warner Bros. film walked away with the win for Best Animated Feature at the 20th annual show Thursday night. The film’s director and screenwriters, Chris Miller and Phil Lord, accepted [...]


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05
Jan
2015

PGA AWARDS 2015: NOMINEES INCLUDE “BOYHOOD,” “GONE GIRL”, “LEGO”

The Producers Guild of America announced the nominees for its PGA Awards on Monday, and “Boyhood,” “Birdman” and “The Imitation Game” are among the contenders. Other nominees for the PGA honor include Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” the Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” David Fincher’s thriller “Gone Girl,” the wresting drama “Foxcatcher,” Wes Anderson’s [...]


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