Source: Heat Vision Blog THR's Heat Vision Blog
reports that Chris Miller
and Phil Lord
(Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs
) will write and direct Warner Bros. developing LEGO movie. Dan Lin and Roy Lee are producing for Warner's, while Jill Wilfert at Lego is exec producing.
Based on the popular building blocks, the movie will mix live action and animation. The studio is keeping the plot tightly under wraps, but it's described as an action adventure set in a LEGO world. The plot is being kept under wraps, but it will be an adventure in the Lego world mixing live action and animation.
In order to get the gig, Lord and Miller prepared a presentation that not only had to pass muster with Warners brass but also with execs from Lego, which is extremely protective with its toys and brand and had a significant hand in the process.
The directing duo are also developing the big-screen take on the TV show 21 Jump Street
, set up at Columbia. The plan is for the pair to tackle Lego after that.