Tiffany Haddish joins “Lego Movie 2”
Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish is on board to voice one of the stars in Warner Bros. Animations' “The Lego Movie 2”, according to Variety.
“Trolls” director Mike Mitchell has been tapped to direct the film. Producers are “Lego Movie” directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, along with Dan Lin and Roy Lee.
Lord and Miller wrote the first draft of the script for the sequel with Raphael Bob-Waksberg coming on board for a re-write.
The plot and details of Haddish's character are being kept under wraps.
“The Lego Movie 2” is set to bow on February 8, 2019. “The Lego Movie” grossed nearly $470 million worldwide in 2014 amid strong support from critics and fans.
Haddish's star has been on the rise since her breakout role in the Universal comedy “Girl's Trip”. Since then, she set a new milestone on “Saturday Night Live” as the first black female stand-up comedian to host. She is set to star opposite Melissa McCarthy in “The Kitchen” and is also attached to star in comedy “The Temp”.