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Watch: Michelangelo & Abe Lincoln Team Up in 'LEGO Movie' Spoof After sweeping the box office and getting tons of glowing reviews, The LEGO Movie is finally hitting Blu-Ray and DVD on June 15th. And much like the fun blooper reel that debuted after the film hit theaters, the home video release will be full of fun special features. One of those items includes a spoof trailer for a film called History Cops. It's basically a grindhouse LEGO trailer for a fake buddy cop movie teaming up Michelangelo (the artist, not Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle) and Abraham Lincoln (voiced by Will Forte).


Warner Bros Garners Most Golden Trailer Award Noms – Warner Bros set the pace for the biggest number of nominations in the 15th annual Golden Trailer Awards, which will be presented May 30 at the Saban Theater. The awards cover the gamut of trailers, and Warner Bros, with 51 noms for films including Gravity, The Lego Movie, Godzilla and The Hobbit: 8 years 21 weeks ago via donnieyen

Time Warner Beats Q1 Earnings Estimates With Help From ‘LEGO Movie’ – This should be a good day for the media giant with the strong results and an updated forecast that projects low-teen growth in its 2014 adjusted per share earnings after it spins off Time Inc — expected by mid-year. Time Warner generated $1.3B in net income in Q1, +71.4% vs the period last year, on revenues of $7.5B, +8.7%. 8 years 22 weeks ago via brucelee

'The Lego Movie 2' Has a Director

2:17 PM 3/12/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Lego Movie
Chris McKay, who worked on The Lego Movie as one of the animation directors, will be directing the sequel, Deadline has learned. Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the helmers of the first movie, will be producing along with Dan Lin and Roy Lee. This isn't McKay's first directing gig though. He has directed a number of Cartoon Network's Robot Chicken and Titan Maximum episodes.

Warner Bros Builds LEGO Sequel With Chris McKay Directing – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has set Chris McKay to direct its sequel to The LEGO Movie, the film that opened last month and has so far turned in a worldwide gross of $361 million. McKay was animation co-director on the first film that was made under the direction of Phil Lord & Chris Miller. 8 years 29 weeks ago via jackiechan

Weekend Box Office Report: '300' Sequel Rises to the Top

6:09 PM 3/9/2014 by Logan Falk
300: Rise of an Empire
This weekend was very good to both of the new releases, despite the disparity in ratings (and quality, to be honest) between them—their projected earnings were generous to begin with, but they were able to make above even these relatively large predictions over the weekend (probably owing to the lackluster releases of the last couple weeks).

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Non-Stop' Tops Chart...Somehow

6:00 PM 3/2/2014 by Logan Falk
Given the relatively poor reception this latest batch of new releases received, most people would’ve expected another good weekend for The Lego Movie, and modest earnings for our new releases. However, both new releases were able to make it to the top two spots on the charts, probably because any real film competition they might have had is several weeks old.

'Non-Stop,' 'Son of God' to End 'LEGO's Reign This Weekend – After three weeks of LEGO dominance, first place will go to a new movie this weekend. Liam Neeson action flick Non-Stop has received the broader marketing push, though Son of God has been generating the type of presales that suggest it could be a breakout hit with underserved Christian moviegoers.At 3,090 locations, Non-Stop reteams Neeson with Unknown director Jaume Collet-Serra. 8 years 30 weeks ago via jetli

How Warner Bros. Tweaked ‘The Lego Movie’ for Foreign Audiences – “The Lego Movie” is off to a fast start at the overseas box office thanks in part to some artful – and appropriately silly — tweaking for foreign audiences. The 3D animated comedy is bright, colorful and noisy, which kids everywhere appreciate; and characters like Batman, Superman and the Star Wars crew are already global phenoms. 8 years 31 weeks ago via donnieyen
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