Tron: Uprising Director to Helm Ninjago Movie
Fresh of the news about the LEGO Documentary coming 2014, we now know the director for the planned Ninjago Movie, thanks to the Hollywood Reporter. Charlie Bean, who directed the animated series Tron: Uprising, has nabbed the gig to direct Ninjago, Warner Bros.’ big-screen adaptation of the popular Lego toy line.
The writers for the movie will be Brothers Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman, who received “story by” credit on The Lego Movie. They also wrote the tv series that was on Cartoon Network in the states. Warners-based Dan Lin and Roy Lee, who are producing The Lego Movie, will produce Ninjago alongside Chris Miller and Phil Lord.
The latter two are the directors of Lego Movie, the computer-animated adventure-comedy that is scheduled to be released Feb. 7, 2014.Lego’s Jill Wilfert, who oversees all the Lego movies on behalf of the company, is executive producing. Courtenay Valenti is overseeing for Warners.
So we have two big screen movies and a documentary to look forward to, LEGO is getting bigger and better all the time!!!