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Lego Superfriends was a planned sequel to The Lego Batman Movie that would have been a future installment in The Lego Movie franchise, with Chris McKay returning to direct the film and the script being written by Michael Waldron and Dan Harmon. The film was set for a release in 2022.

Plot[]

According to director Chris McKay, the sequel would have focused on Batman's relationship with the Justice League, particularly Superman, and the main villains would have been Lex Luthor and OMAC. It was set to be based on the 1973-1985 DC Comics-based animated series Super Friends, as well as loosely based on the 1997 film Boogie Nights.

Cast[]

  • Will Arnett as Bruce Wayne / Batman
  • Channing Tatum as Superman
  • Michael Cera as Dick Grayson / Robin
  • Rosario Dawson as Barbara Gordon / Batgirl
  • Ralph Fiennes as Alfred Pennyworth
  • Ike Barinholtz as Lex Luthor (expected to return)
  • ? as OMAC

Rest of the cast is unknown.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Although The Lego Batman Movie received positive reviews from critics and audiences and was successful at the box office, both The Lego Ninjago Movie and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part underperformed at the box office, causing Warner Bros. to end off their movie deal with Lego in December 2019. Universal Pictures later acquired the rights to make future Lego films in April 2020, leading to the sequel's cancellation because DC Comics is owned by Warner Bros.

Results[]

  • Lego Superfriends was permanently cancelled and The Lego Batman Movie remains as a stand-alone spin-off film in The Lego Movie franchise.
  • Warner Animation Group decided to make DC League of Super-Pets instead, which was released in 2022.
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part remains as the only sequel in The Lego Movie franchise to be made by Warner Bros.

Source[]

  1. https://comicbook.com/dc/news/lego-batman-movie-2-sequel-lego-movie-chris-mckay/
  2. https://www.brickfanatics.com/cancelled-the-lego-batman-movie-sequel-plot-revealed
  3. https://collider.com/lego-batman-movie-2-story-script-villains-cancelled-why-dan-harmon-chris-mckay-interview/

Gallery[]

Lego Superfriends script
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