Los Angeles, Mar 24 (PTI) Comedienne Tiffany Haddish has come on board “The Lego Movie” sequel to voice one of the key characters.

To be directed by Mike Mitchell the movie will see original voice stars Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks returning as regular guy turned Master Builder Emmet Brickowoski and Wyldstyle, respectively, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Producers are “Lego Movie” directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, along with Dan Lin and Roy Lee. Jill Wilfert from Lego Group, Chris McKay, and Jinko Gotoh are executive producing.

Lord and Miller wrote the first draft of the script for the sequel with Raphael Bob-Waksberg coming on board for a re-write. Matt Fogel has written the latest draft.

The plot and details of Haddish’s character are being kept under wraps.

“The Lego Movie 2” is set to release on February 8, 2019. “The Lego Movie” grossed nearly USD 470 million worldwide in 2014 amid strong support from critics and fans.

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