Warner Bros. is planning to take full advantage of the success for “The Lego Movie” which raked in over $468 million worldwide earlier this year. With the “Lego Movie” spin-off “Ninjago” already announced for September 23, 2016, the studio has also announced two more ‘Lego’ movies set to be released on the Memorial Day holidays. The Hollywood Reporter says that fans of the popular toy movie adaptations can expect the first sequel to the be released on May 25, 2018, and it’s follow-up on May 24, 2019.
“The Lego Movie” charged the box office with a huge $69.1 million on its debut weekend. The film also boasts as the second largest February opening ever after Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” which debuted to $83.8 million. The mega star-studded movie is voiced by Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Cobie Smulders, Will Ferrell, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill to name a few. The animated movie features many superheroes such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern. The movie follows Emmet who is mistaken as being the Master Builder. Soon everyone’s hopes rests on the shoulders of the ordinary guy to save the Lego universe. He is joined by the superheroes as they prepare to defeat the evil tyrant Lord Business who wants to glue Lego world together.
No wonder Warner Bros. is so eager to punch out the sequels. The first installment cost only $60 million to produce so it seems only logical to continue a winning streak. We would love to see more of WB’s Lego movies, your thoughts out there geeks?