The LEGO Movie was arguably one of the biggest surprises of 2014, but what wasn’t a surprise after massive success at the box office is a sequel getting the green light to go into production from Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group. It was always going to be a challenge to live up to the success of the original, but the direction from Mike Mitchell, and pens of writers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have crafted a solid sequel in The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, which retains the spirit, tone and sense of humor from the original, and remains entertaining despite an air of familiarity. Read more
From director John Lee (Wonder Showzen), producer Judd Apatow, writer Paul Rust (Arrested Development) comes the original Netflix film Pee-wee’s Big Holiday. Starring Paul Reubens (who also co-wrote), Joe Manganiello, Jessica Pohly, Alia Shawkat and Stephanie Beatriz, the film will debut at SXSW and then hit Netflix March 18th.