Tiffany Haddish to Voice a Lead Role in The LEGO Movie Sequel

According to Heat Vision, buzzworthy actress Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip, The Last O.G.) will voice a new lead character in Warner Bros. Pictures’ The LEGO Movie Sequel, the eagerly-awaited follow-up to the 2014 worldwide sensation The LEGO Movie. Haddish will next be seen as host of the upcoming MTV Movie and TV Awards on June 18, and will co-star with Kevin Hart in the comedy Night School on September 28.

Haddish joins returning voice cast members, including Chris Pratt as Master Builder Emmet Brickowoski, Elizabeth Banks as Wyldsyde, Will Arnett as Batman, Channing Tatum as Superman and Jonah Hill as Green Lantern.

Animation vet Mike Mitchell (Trolls, Shrek Forever After, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water) will direct The LEGO Movie Sequel. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who wrote and directed The LEGO Movie, wrote the first draft of the sequel script based on a story by Lord, Miller, Jared Stern and Michelle Morgan. It was most recently re-written by BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg. In addition, Lord and Miller will serve as producers, alongside returning producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee.

The LEGO Movie Sequel is set for release on February 8, 2019.

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