07
Feb
2014

LEGO MOVIE DESIGNED FOR MY KIDS: PRODUCER LIN

“The Lego Movie” Producer Dan Lin discusses the making of the film on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”


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05
Feb
2014

LEGO GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

Kissing was a point of contention. “We had some kissing in the movie,” says Dan Lin, the producer of The Lego Movie. “It wasn’t lusty. When two minifigs kiss, there’s no tongue or anything. It’s just plastic kissing plastic, which we just thought was hilarious.” The Lego brand managers were less amused. “They warned us [...]


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02
Feb
2014

INSIDE THE ‘LEGO MOVIE’ PREMIERE WITH CHRIS PRATT AND WILL ARNETT

The vivid colors of Lego bricks brightened up Los Angeles’ Westwood neighborhood Saturday with the premiere of Warner Bros.’ The Lego Movie. Actors, agents and execs love weekend premieres to which they can bring their kids and the studio didn’t disappoint. Warners took over a block (no pun intended) of Broxton Avenue, creating an enclosed [...]


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30
Jan
2014

BUILDING ‘THE LEGO MOVIE,’ ONE BRICK AT A TIME

“The Lego Movie” explores what may be the essential question of Lego building as it applies to life: Must you dutifully follow the instructions, or can you combine pieces creatively to make anything you dream up? In the animated children’s comedy, a repressive overlord (voiced by Will Ferrell) is so maniacal about controlling the residents [...]


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30
Jan
2014

‘LEGO MOVIE’ EMPOWERS FISH WISH FOR PRODUCER’S SON

Dan Lin produced The Lego Movie with Roy Lee for Warner Bros, but he will cede the stage this Sunday to his 9-year-old son Miles. The kid persuaded his father to allow him to organize a charity screening, with tickets at $50 a pop, to get an early peek at the family film. Miles is [...]


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28
Jan
2014

‘LEGO MOVIE’ CAN SAVE WARNER BROS. ANIMATION

One of the more amusing news bits to come out last week was the announcement that Walt Disney would be releasing a special “sing-along” version of Frozen into theaters on January 31st, 2014. What’s amusing is that it’s exactly one week before the debut of Warner Bros.’ The Lego Movie. Now a sing-along version of [...]


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27
Jan
2014

IT’S A SNAP! PHIL LORD AND CHRIS MILLER CREATE MOVIE UNIVERSE FOR BELOVED LEGO FIGURES

On the tiny, yellow face of it, building an entire cartoon feature around Lego—those colorful plastic bricks and smiling mini-figures that have been a staple of childhood bedrooms and playrooms since the mid-20th century—seems like an absurd proposition. After all, if you were looking for a toy to base a film (not to mention a [...]


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23
Jan
2014

ABC PICKS UP MATT MILLER IMMORTALITY DRAMA PILOT, CHARLES RANDOLPH CRIME THRILLER

Forever, from former Chuck executive producer Matthew Miller, Lin Pictures and Warner Bros. TV, centers on Dr. Henry Morgan, New York City’smillermatt star medical examiner. But what no one knows is Henry studies the dead for a reason—he is immortal. With the help of detective Jo Martinez, we will peel back the layers of Henry’s [...]


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22
Jan
2014

BOY’S LOVE FOR FISH SPARKS CHARITY TO FEED THE HUNGRY

Film Producer Dan Lin and his son Miles Lin visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about their project, I Dream of Fish. Miles, 9, gained a passion for fish when he was only 3 years old and he wanted to use fish to help the world. He started I Dream of Fish, a non-profit [...]


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05
Nov
2013

THE CW DEVELOPING DRAMA BASED ON DC COMICS HERO ‘HOURMAN’

Michael Caleo will pen the script and executive produce alongside Lin Pictures’ Dan Lin and Jennifer Gwartz. The CW is looking to expand its roster of DC Comics heroes. The network, already home to Arrow and potentially The Flash, is developing a drama based on the Hourman characters published by the comics giant, The Hollywood [...]


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