Michael Cera Will Play Robin in 'LEGO Batman' Movie
Batman has found his sidekick: Michael Cera is set to voice Robin in the upcoming "LEGO Batman" movie.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Cera has just finalized a deal to play the plastic version of the comic character, alongside Will Arnett's titular hero. Arnett is reprising his role from 2014 hit "The LEGO Movie," which is being spun off into a tale centered around his brooding Batman.
While there's no plot yet for "LEGO Batman," the flick will retain much of the creative team that made the first flick so fun. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are producing the spinoff, and "LEGO Movie" animation supervisor Chris McKay is directing. Screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith is penning the script.
"LEGO Batman" will also be a reunion for Arnett and Cera, who starred together on "Arrested Development." That series is due for another round of episodes on Netflix sometime next year, though no official word has come down from the streaming service yet. THR also reports that Cera will serve as a writer on the series, too.
"LEGO Batman" is due out on February 10, 2017, followed by another spinoff and "The LEGO Movie Sequel."
[via: The Hollywood Reporter]
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