Zach Galifianakis? As the Joker? Sure! I don’t really have a problem with it. LEGO Batman (by virtue of the original LEGO movie) is going to have such a whacky tone that this seems perfectly fine.
The vampires! Ready! Poised! Set to suck any innocent marrow out of the LEGO Movie, and use their alchemy to convert it into hard earned, well-churned profit. (As a fan of the SWU and MCU I have no ground to stand on, yes.)
The LEGO Movie has gotten itself its director. While the original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will be writing and producing the movie, it’s Rob Schrab behind the lens. Or uh, whatever it is you call the lens equivalent for an animated movie. You may konw Schrab from his work directing episodes of Park and Rec and Community. Or if you’re a next-level boss, you’ll recognize Schrab as the creator of Scud: The Disposable Assassin.
Between Lego Movie, and the Jump Street flicks, Phil Lord and Chris Miller can get it. From me! Right up against my pop-culture geek prostate. So this news is fucking radical. The two Dudes are working on a pilot for CBS (which I know ugh they’re the wasteland of non-comedy) with a mind from The Office.
Quick! Look out your window!
See it? It’s floating right there! Yeah, right above the guesthouse your neighbor uses for his weekend binges of cocaine and SNES. No, it ain’t a UFO, at least not of the little-green-men, flying-saucer variety. And yes, it does look a bit like a rocketship made of impounded station wagons and junkyarded computer components.
Because it is.
What’s that? Oh, the lights on the side? You’re goddamn right they’re Christmas lights. What’re they there for? C’mon, they spell something out. Look closer, it’s not hard to see a two-letter combination. Yeah, you’ve got it.
Spaceship OL is touching down in your neighborhood. Why’s that? Well, it’s `cause we’re bringing you the MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE. Once you board the vessel, I’ll show you some of the strategies I’ll be using to spend the week celebrating existence. Then, you tell the crew and passengers what you’ll be doing to destroy boredom.
Let’s do this, before that nosy CPA across the street phones the neighborhood watch.