Step aside Batfleck. In some big news in The LEGO Movie world, it has just been announced that Batman will be getting his own big screen spinoff movie! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Will Arnett will be returning to voice the Caped Crusader. Chris McKay who was the animation supervisor on The LEGO Movie will now be directing the LEGO Batman movie and it will be written by Seth Grahame-Smith. Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller will be producing it.
Warner Bros. is tentatively scheduling the movie release for 2017 while the original date for The LEGO Movie 2 has been pushed back. There will also be a LEGO Ninjago movie coming out on September 23, 2016.
With this news of the LEGO Batman spinoff, there could be some sets that will be released in conjunction with the movie. Stay tuned for more details as we get more information about the LEGO Batman movie.