LATEST NEWS

Warner Bros. Sets 'The LEGO Movie' Spin-Off 'Ninjago' for Fall 2016

by
May 21, 2014
Source: Deadline

Ninjago

Back when The LEGO Movie co-director Chris McKay was hired to take the helm of the sequel that is already set for release in 2017, there were rumblings that the film would incorporate the gestating adaptation of the toy brick company's Ninjago line. The latter project has been in development since last summer, and the studio was trying to determine if they would get the film off the ground before The LEGO Movie, and now everything is figured out. Deadline has word that Ninjago will hit theaters on September 23rd, 2016, produced by Phil Lord & Chris Miller, Dan Lin and Roy Lee, all coming off The LEGO Movie.

The film will mark the directorial debut of "Tron: Uprising" director Charlie Bean, which is promising because that series was gorgeous and cool. Ninjago seems like a far too specific realm of the LEGO world to actually be as big of a hit as The LEGO Movie, but after all the praise and box office glory that film got, Warner Bros. probably hopes any movie with LEGO in the title will get butts in the seats. The Ninjago toy line is set in a world inspired by Chinese and Japanese myths, culture and warriors, complete with a storyline involving ninjas, dragons and more. There's already an animated series that has played on Cartoon Network, but that will not necessarily inform the feature film. Anyone excited?

Find more posts: Animation, Movie News

Discover more around the web:

Reader Feedback - 2 Comments

1

The animated series is definetly at my top 5 best modern day animated shows so of course I'm excited! 😀 I would like to see Stellan Skargård voicing Sensei Wu 😀

Tuomas Lassila on May 21, 2014

2

So this one will definitely be the for the kiddos. I have no attachment for Ninjago.

DAVIDPD on May 21, 2014

Sorry, no commenting is allowed at this time.

FEATURED POSTS

POPULAR COMMENTS

LAST YEAR'S TOP 10

Alex's Top 10 - 2017
1. Call Me By Your...
2. War for Apes
3. Shape of Water
4. Florida Project
5. Dunkirk
6. Jane
7. Foxtrot
8. Faces, Places
9. Never Really Here
10. Thelma
Click Here for Thoughts

Jeremy's Top 10- 2017
1. mother!
2. Lady Bird
3. A Ghost Story
4. The Big Sick
5. Dunkirk
6. Get Out
7. Killing Sacred Deer
8. John Wick 2
9. War for Apes
10. The Beguiled
Click Here for Thoughts

FOLLOW US HERE

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:

Add FS to your Feedly updates: click here

OUR FACEBOOK / AD