Warning: The Lego Film 2: The Second Half spoilers forward!
The makers of The Lego Film 2: The Second Half have been touting the key new additions to the forged, with comedy stars like Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatrix and Ben Schwartz becoming a member of the frenetically entertaining fray alongside returning voices like Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks and Will Arnett.
However there are just a few cameos within the new hit animated sequel that may catch you for a loop. Whereas people like Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill return as superheroes Superman and Inexperienced Lantern, respectively, and DC stars Jason Momoa and Gal Gadot are on board to voice Lego variations of Aquaman and Surprise Girl, followers going to the movie over the weekend bought an sudden shock within the bricky type of Bruce Willis enjoying … nicely, Bruce Willis (although he bears a placing resemblance to Bruce Willis as Die Laborious‘s John McClane).
Drafting the veteran display hero — who hasn’t performed a lot comedy lately — was surprisingly reduce and dry.
“We simply wrote him into the script as a result of we thought it might be humorous, and known as to ask him if he would do it, and he stated, ‘Sure,’” defined screenwriter and producer Chris Miller, who was joined on the movie’s Los Angeles press day by associate in crime Phil Lord.
“We defined to him, ‘Look, on this movie, you may simply stay in an air duct, however you’re ashamed of it,’” stated director Mike Mitchell. “He stated, ‘I get it. Let’s do it, let’s go!’”
Willis was a fan of 2014’s The Lego Film, “And he requested a number of Lego units,” Lord stated. “And we delivered these to him.”
The movie additionally continues the shocking pop-culture run of 85-year-old Supreme Courtroom Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who seems ever so briefly and personally signed off on her inclusion.
“We’d not dare to do it with out her permission,” Lord laughed. “You don’t need to get sued by a Supreme Courtroom justice. She’s bought the higher hand.”
A bonus upside for each Willis and Ginsburg after their involvement within the movie? They’re each now formally Lego minifigures.
“I hope he comes with a a little bit air duct set which you can play [with],” Mitchell stated of Willis’s toy kind.
As for RBG, “She didn’t need to be a toy except it got here along with her gavel,” the director added. “So I believe Lego has to incorporate the tiny little gavel.”
The Lego Film 2: The Second Half is now in theaters.
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