Fans looking for a Justice League Movie are about to have their wishes granted. Kind of. Variety is reporting that Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs) are directing Lego: The Piece of Resistance. The movie, which will be a live-action/animated combination that will be comprised of at least 80% animation and featuring members of the Lego Justice League.
Already cast are Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) as Emmet, the ordinary Lego mini-figure, recruited into a group of strangers to keep the universe from being glued together, and Will Arnett as the voice Lego Batman. Currently being courted for the role of Lego Superman is Tatum Channing.
The project, which has been in development since 2008 will be written by Dan and Kevin Hageman. Animation/Visual Effects house Animal Logic (Legend of the Guardians, 28 Weeks Later) will be handling the animation for the project, and Robot Chicken’s Chris McKay has been brought in to co-direct.
Lego: The Piece of Resistance is slated for a late February, 2014 release in 3-D.