Chris McKay Talks Scrapped Plans for The LEGO Batman Movie Sequel
There was a time when LEGO movies looked like the next big thing in the cinematic world. While they never really took over, they delivered plenty of fun for the fans. One of the most exciting projects was the crossover between LEGO and DC, resulting in the The LEGO Batman Movie. The movie met the tastes of fans and critics alike, and it was set for a sequel. However, the project was canceled after Universal Pictures bought The LEGO Movie franchise from Warner Bros. in 2020.
“It was a story about the Justice League and where Batman was in terms of the Justice League now, and the struggles they were going through, as well as flashing back to how the Justice League came together,” director Chris McKay — who was attached to the project — said while talking with Screen Crush. [It also featured] Batman and Superman’s relationship, as well as Batman’s relationship to a lot of the other members of the Justice League. And Robin, obviously, there was a really great part for Robin.”
In the same interview, McKay also revealed that Dan Harmon and part of his team were working on the script. The director added that the structure would have drawn inspiration from Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather Part II, with the story covering both the events before and after the first LEGO Batman Movie.
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