According to Deadline.com, Jason Bateman has joined up to narrate the LEGO documentary, Beyond The Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary. The film will be shown at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month. The film is direced by Oscar-winner Daniel Junge (Saving Face) and Oscar-nominatee Kief Davidson (Open Heart). The film is the first official LEGO documentary and it covers everything LEGO related including conventions the fans of the brick.
LEGO bricks have captured imaginations for generations, and today, the community of builders is bigger than ever: Adult Fans of LEGO (AFOLs) display their latest creations at Brick Conventions, self-proclaimed Master Builders create entire worlds out of the modular bricks, and a corporate design team plans the Times Square unveiling of the largest LEGO model ever created. Directed by Oscar-winner Daniel Junge and Oscar-nominee Kief Davidson, Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary playfully delves into the extraordinary impact of the LEGO brick, its massive global fan base, and the innovative uses for it that have sprung up around the world. Junge and Davidson’s delightful survey of boundless and surprising creativity will inspire audiences of all ages rediscover their inner child.