Mike Mitchell ("Trolls") will take over directing duties from Phil Lord and Chris Miller on the sequel, which is due in theaters February 8, 2019.
After her breakout role in "Girls Trip," Haddish has hosted "SNL," presented at the Oscars (where demands were made for her to team up with co-presenter Maya Rudolph to host next year) and was courted by such big names as "Phantom Thread" director P.T. Anderson.
She's also set to star opposite Melissa McCarthy in mob comedy "The Kitchen" and attached to star in the Universal comedy "The Temp," as well as another female-drive comedy called "Limited Partners."
She's also got a book coming out in December ("The Last Black Unicorn") and just announced tour dates for her new stand-up set, "She Ready." Whew!
Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary LEGO figurine who always follows the rules, is mistakenly identified as the Special -- an extraordinary being and the key to saving the world. He finds himself drafted into a fellowship of strangers who are on a mission to stop an evil tyrant's (Will Ferrell) plans to conquer the world. Unfortunately for Emmet, he is hopelessly -- and hilariously -- unprepared for such a task, but he'll give it his all nonetheless. Read More