Morgan Freeman and Elizabeth Banks have joined the voice cast of LEGO: The Piece of Resistance for 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
Morgan Freeman joins the voice cast of LEGO: The Piece of Resistance
The story centers on Emmet (Chris Pratt), a LEGO figure who is mistaken for the one known as The Master Builder. He is chosen to help stop an evil force from gluing their entire land together. Morgan Freeman will play a character named Vitruvius, who also joins this team that includes LEGO versions of Batman (Will Arnett) and Superman (Channing Tatum). No details were given for Elizabeth Banks' character.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller will direct from a script they co-wrote with Kevin Hageman and Dan Hageman. Roy Lee and Dan Lin are producing this 3D animated adventure.
The Lego Movie comes to theaters February 7th, 2014 and stars Cobie Smulders, Channing Tatum, Elizabeth Banks, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Morgan Freeman, Alison Brie, Will Ferrell. The film is directed by Phil Lord, Chris Miller.