If you had a love/hate relationship with “Everything is Awesome,” The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part has offered up a new song that’s the sequel’s answer to that annoying, peppy tune. If you had a love/hate relationship with “Everything is Awesome,” prepare to wrap your ears around “Catchy Song.” The sequel’s theme song promises – over and over again – that “this song is gonna get stuck inside your head.”
“Catchy Song” was written by Jon Lajoie and features T-Pain and That Girl Lay Lay.
Returning voice cast members include Chris Pratt as Emmet, Elizabeth Banks as Lucy (aka Wyldstyle), Will Arnett as LEGO Batman, Alison Brie as Unikitty, Nick Offerman as MetalBeard, and Charlie Day as Benny. Diving into the weird onscreen LEGO world with the sequel are Tiffany Haddish and Stephanie Beatriz as new characters Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi and General Mayhem. Maya Rudolph also lends her voice to the second film.
The original LEGO Movie was directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Mike Mitchell (Shrek Ever After, Trolls, Sky High) took over the director’s chair for The Second Part. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller wrote the screenplay from a story by Lord, Miller and Matthew Fogel. Lord, Miller, Dan Lin, Jinko Gotoh, and Roy Lee produced the sequel.
Jill Wilfert, Keith Malone, Matthew Ashton, Chris McKay, Zareh Nalbandian, Ryan Halprin, Will Allegra, and Chris Leahy executive produced. The behind the scenes team included production designer Patrick Marc Hanenberger (Rise of the Guardians) and editor Clare Knight. Trisha Gum was the animation director.
Warner Bros Pictures has set a February 8, 2019 theatrical release in 2D and 3D.
The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are now facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than it can be rebuilt.
The battle to defeat the invaders and restore harmony to the LEGO universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a galaxy filled with fantastic planets, strange characters and catchy new songs. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.