Warner Bros. is building up its "Lego" movie, greenlighting the animated-live action hybrid for a release in 2014.
Studio' has tapped Oz vfx-toon house Animal Logic for animation, which is expected to comprise 80% of "Lego." And the film has been approved for an incentive from the Australian government and one from the state of New South Wales.
Officials from the New South Wales state are expected to unveil details of the "Lego" movie at a Sydney news conference next week, coinciding with the start of production.
Warner Bros. has not yet set a specific release date beyond aiming the film for 2014.
Plot details for "Lego" -- an action-adventure set in the Lego world -- remain under wraps. Casting for the live-action characters is set to begin in January.