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Zach Galifianakis is The Joker in the LEGO Batman movie!

August 12th, 2015 by Marc Comments

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So another incarnation of the Clown Prince of Crime is set for the big screen…

THR are reporting that the Hangover star Zach Galifianakis is set to play The Joker in the upcoming LEGO Batman movie. He will join Will Arnett as Batman and Michael Cera as Robin.

It’s an interesting choice and we kind like it… this is a whole new version of Joker and it’ll be fun to see what he does with it.

The LEGO Movie animation supervisor Chris McKay will direct The LEGO Batman Movie, which features a script by Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter creator Seth Grahame-Smith. Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who directed The LEGO Movie and are also developing an animated version of Spider-Man for Sony, will produce the film along with Dan Lin.

The LEGO Batman Movie will swing into theaters on May 26, 2017.

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….