Looking for The LEGO Batman movie trivia and fun facts? We’ve got you covered! I can’t tell you how excited my family is for this one! LEGO Batman was the first video game that my son and I played together, so it’s very dear to my heart. The Lego Batman Movie is an upcoming computer-animated action comedy superhero movie that will be released in theaters on February 10, 2017. It is the spin-off to the 2014 The Lego Movie.
The movie features an all-star voice cast that includes Will Arnett as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Zach Galifianakis as The Joker, Michael Cera as Dick Grayson/Robin and Rosario Dawson as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl. Here is some interesting trivia from the upcoming movie.
LEGO Batman Movie Trivia
This will be the 4th movie that Rosario Dawson stars is that is based on the DC Comics. The other 3 are:
- 2009- Wonder Woman- voice of Artemis
- 2015- Justice League: Throne of Atlantis- voice of Wonder Woman
- 2016- Justice League vs. Teen Titans- voice of Wonder Woman
In one of the movie trailers, Alfred Pennyworth makes a reference to Batman going through “similar episodes,” as Batman looks at old family pictures, in 2016, 2012, 2008, 2005, 1997, 1995, 1992, 1989 and 1966. This is a tribute to the years in which a major Batman movie was released. Those movies are:
- 2016- Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
- 2012- The Dark Knight Rises
- 2008- The Dark Knight
- 2005- Batman Begins
- 1997- Batman & Robin
- 1995- Batman Forever
- 1992- Batman Returns
- 1989- Batman
- 1966-Batman: The Movie
Will Arnett and Michael Cera both appeared on the Fox sitcom Arrested Development. Arnett played the role George Oscar Bluth from 2003 to 2006, while Cera played the role of George Michael Bluth, also from 2003 to 2006.
The Lego Batman Movie is the 3rd animated Batman movie. The 1st was the 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and the 2016 Batman: The Killing Joke.
Currently, there are two more Lego movies in the works. The Lego Ninjago Movie will be released in theaters on September 22, 2017 while The Lego Movie Sequel will hit theaters on February 8, 2019.
While Zach Galifianakis, the voice of The Joker, has starred in several movies including The Hangover trilogy, Dinner for Schmucks and Due Date, he has previous only had one other movie voice role, voicing the role of Humpty Dumpty in the 2011 movie Puss in Boots.
Will Arnett, the voice of Bruce Wayne/Batman, has had 6 other voice movie roles. They are:
- 2014- The Nut Job- voice role of Surly
- 2010- Despicable Me– voice role of Mr. Perkins
- 2009- Monsters vs. Aliens- voice role of The Missing Link
- 2008- Horton Hears a Who- voice role of Vlad Vladikoff
- 2007- Ratatouille- voice role of Horst
- 2006- Ice Age: The Meltdown- voice role of Lone Gunslinger
There you go! Just a few fun The LEGO Batman movie trivia tidbits to really get you excited about this upcoming family film (as if you need more of a reason to go see it!). Remember, it releases on February 10, just in time for a Valentine’s Day date with your kids!