The LEGO Group today announced that The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie will spin its way off the big screen and into playrooms around the world in August 2017 through a collection of 18 building sets and a new series of collectible LEGO Minifigures based on the film’s characters. Builders of all ages will have an opportunity to recreate scenes and adventures from the highly anticipated animated feature film from Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Animation Group and LEGO Systems A/S. The film opens in cinemas worldwide beginning September 22 in 2D and 3D.
“NINJAGO has captured the imaginations of kids around the world for years through building sets, a hit animated television series, and a roster of lifestyle merchandise, so we’re thrilled to introduce an amazing collection of building sets based on the highly anticipated film, The LEGO NINJAGO Movie,” said Jill Wilfert, Vice President, Licensing and Entertainment, at LEGO Group. “The breadth and variety of these toys, from dojos to mechs to subs – guarantees that NINJAGO builders will enjoy hours of action-packed building and play recreating – and hopefully expanding upon – the film’s story.”
Inspired by key moments, mechs and characters from the film, 15 building sets, ranging in price from USD 9.99 to 299.99, will be released both in advance of and following the film’s debut. Additionally, the company’s highly popular LEGO Minifigures series of blind bag packed collectible figures will introduce a Hollywood-inspired collection of 20 characters, featuring exclusive minifigure versions of characters from the film not found in any other LEGO sets, available for USD 3.99 each.
For more information on which sets will be available to purchase, please see The LEGO NINJAGO Movie building sets overview.
The Feature Film
A new animated adventure in Warner Bros. Pictures’ LEGO franchise, The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie stars Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Michael Peña, Fred Armisen, Kumail Nanjiani, Abbi Jacobson, Zach Woods, Olivia Munn, and the legendary Jackie Chan.
In this big-screen NINJAGO adventure, the battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, The Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.
The LEGO NINJAGO Movie is directed by Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher and Bob Logan. The screenplay is by Bob Logan & Paul Fisher & William Wheeler & Tom Wheeler and Jared Stern & John Whittington, story by Hilary Winston & Bob Logan & Paul Fisher & William Wheeler & Tom Wheeler and Dan Hageman & Kevin Hageman, based on LEGO Construction Toys.
The LEGO NINJAGO Movie is produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who previously collaborated on the worldwide box-office phenomenon The LEGO Movie, along with Maryann Garger (Flushed Away) and Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie). The executive producers are Seth Grahame-Smith, Jill Wilfert, and Keith Malone, with John Powers Middleton serving as co-producer.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, in association with LEGO System A/S, a Lin Pictures/Lord Miller/Vertigo Entertainment Production, The LEGO NINJAGO Movie will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. www.legoninjagomovie.com
About The LEGO Group
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK. Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO brick, it is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit: “Only the best is good enough”, the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com.
LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure, NINJAGO, the NINJAGO logo, and the brick and knob configuration are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2017 the LEGO Group.
THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE © The LEGO Group & Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.