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SDCC2013: The Lego Movie Gets a Poster, a Game, and Big-Name Voices!

So I’ve already gushed over The Lego Movie trailer but now there’s even more news coming out of Comic-Con, plus a new poster so I get to do it all over again!

First off, check out this new The Lego Movie Comic-Con exclusive poster!

Lego Movie

Love that lens flare.

Not only is there a new poster, but it was announced this week that there will be a The Lego Movie video game as well. Much like their other games, such as Lego Marvel Super Heroes, it will have plenty of characters to collect and play, 90 to be exact. Plus 15 levels of Lego Movie fun!

Just that news would be enough but during the Warner Bros./Legendary panel at Comic-Con, which brought us the news of the Man of Steel sequel and Flash and Justice League movies, the actors who would be providing some of the voices of the characters in The Lego Movie were announced as well.

It had already been announced that the main character, Emmet, would be voiced by the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy star, Chris Pratt, but now we also know that Channing Tatum will be providing the voice of Superman and Jonah Hill that of Green Lantern. While those are big names, it’s the voice of Wonder Woman that is a little bit surprising.

Wonder Woman The Lego Movie

Perhaps having one of the busiest Comic-Con’s this year, it’s none other than Cobie Smulders. One minute she’s part of the huge Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, the next she’s moving over to DC (sort of) as Wonder Woman’s voice. Oh and her CBS show, HIMYM, officially announced it’s final season. Girlfriend is a hot commodity right now!

One big update on Lego Marvel Super Heroes and his name is Stan Lee. I don’t know if you’ve heard of him, but you might have. Check out what the guys over at IGN have to say about the Marvel mastermind’s involvement.

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That does if for a Lego update, be sure to catch all of Grizzly Bomb’s Comic-Con coverage through the weekend and in the coming days as we consume and digest this gluttonous amount of info from San Diego!

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Don’t Brick Yourself – The Lego Movie Trailer Is Here

I am a huge fan of Lego. It doesn’t matter what form – the bricks themselves, Lego board games, Lego video games, Lego keychain flashlight, Lego thumbdrive… I’m a fan of it all. So it should come as no surprise that when the Lego Movie was announced, I was beside myself with excitement. Now? Well now I’m so giddy I can barely type because The Lego Movie has a trailer and it is awesome!

If a Lego movie itself wasn’t awesome enough, the voices behind the characters are certainly a group that demands attention. Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Nick Offerman, Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell, Allison Brie, Will Arnett, and a man who is having a pretty good run here lately, Chris Pratt as the main character Emmett.

My first reaction was “love the inclusion of the DC Comics characters” because unlike some people (pretty much every other GB staffer – I am alone on my Lego love island), I adore the Lego games especially the Batman versions. After watching the trailer a couple of times, the best part of this movie is the stop motion type of animation they’ve used that is, I’d imagine, an homage to the thousands of fan made videos through the years using stop motion. They could have easily gone with a “smoother” looking animation but it’s nice to see a nod to the Lego fans like that.

Sadly, we have awhile to wait as the movie isn’t set for release until 2014, but I’m sure there will be plenty more trailers and images put out before then and you best believe I’ll be at the ready waiting to bring them to you!

Will Arnett as Batman The Lego Movie

Chris Pratt as Emmett The Lego Movie

Wonder Woman The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie poster