Jason Segel announced as director of The LEGO® Movie spin off The Billion Brick Race alongside Drew Pearce
With a whole LEGO® Cinematic Universe coming our way, following the phenomenal success of last year’s The LEGO® Movie, it has been announced that How I Met Your Mother alumni Jason Segel has signed on to direct the spinoff entitiled The Billion Brick Race.
The Hollywood Reporter report that Segel will co-write and co-direct The Billion Brick Race with Iron Man 3 scribe Drew Pearce and whilst it is the early stages of development, word is that it is based on an original idea that Pearce brought to the table.
The Billion Brick Race will be produced by The LEGO® Movie trio Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Dan Lin will produce alongside Roy Lee.
The sequel to The LEGO® Movie will arrive in 2018 under the direction of Community's Rob Schrab, whilst Ninjago is scheduled for release in 2016, with The LEGO® Batman Movie set to follow in 2017.
Segel will next be seen alongside Anna Chlumsky and Jesse Eisenberg in The End of the Tour from James Ponsoldt.