After 2014’s massively successful animated film The Lego Movie WB went ahead and announced a slew of Lego Universe movies in the works. They include The Lego Batman Movie, The Lego Movie 2 and The Lego Ninjago Movie. Today the studio finally announced the voice cast for their Lego Ninjago Movie lead by Jackie Chan himself. Jackie Chan was cast as Master Wu, Dave Franco as Lloyd, Michael Peña as Kai, Abbi Jacobson as Nya, Kumail Nanjiani as Jay, Zach Woods as Zane, and Fred Armisen as Cole. The film is going to be directed by Robotboy director Charlie Bean and will be produced by Chris Miller & Phil Lord.
“Inspired by the wildly popular LEGO line of toys, Ninjago is the story of six young ninja tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors, using their skills and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy: high school.”
The Lego Ninjago Movie hits September 22nd, 2017