The first trailer has dropped for the sequel to 2014 smash hit animation The LEGO Movie, aptly named The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part.
Picking up long after the events of the original film, and taco Tuesday, the characters now live in a post apocalyptic brick world. This new life has hardened them all, all it is accept for Emmet, who is still cheery, naïve and acting awesome. His outlook is contrast to his friends Lucy, Unikitty and LEGO Batman but will this change when a new enemy threatens the gang and their new world?
This time round the film is directed by Mike Mitchell and Trisha Gum. Original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller return as co-writers and producers. The trailer once again showcases the wit and character that made the first film such a success. The stop-motion LEGO animation looks brilliant and with the return of loved characters and new additions, we’re bricking it, (yeah we went there) waiting for the film to be released.
The film once again stars the voices of Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Channing Tatum and Johan Hill. They are joined by newcomers Tiffany Haddish and Stephanie Beatriz as new characters.
Can this new film live up to the original? Can it produce a song as catchy as ‘Everything is Awesome’? And will a LEGO movie ever get nominated for an Academy Award or has someone from WAG secretly pissed them off? All will be revealed February 2019.