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10 Franchises That Should Get A LEGO Movie, According To Reddit

The LEGO Batman Movie is one of the funniest animated films of the past few years, and fans are keeping the release alive, as The Batman’s Penguin chase was recreated in LEGO form. The animated movie, along with The LEGO Ninjago movie, created so many possibilities when it came to using popular franchises for feature-length LEGO films.

However, after Universal bought the rights to the LEGO movie franchise in 2019, there haven’t been many updates. Regardless of which studio the franchises belong to, Redditors have discussed which series would make the best LEGO movies. Between a high-octane street racing franchise and films about Mesozoic creatures, these series deserve meta, self-aware LEGO films.

The Matrix
Neo stops bullets with his hand

This user wants to see The Matrix LEGO Movie, noting, “The Matrix could be a good one, especially now that it has Resurrections to rip into.” The Matrix Resurrections didn’t get the best reception from critics or fans, and the meta and self-aware direction that series creator Lana Wachowski took the movie in just didn’t land well. However, it could be the basis of some hilarious irreverent jokes in a LEGO movie.

While the future of the Matrix is uncertain, fans have many ideas about which direction it should go in, with some wanting an Animatrix 2, but The Matrix LEGO Movie could be the best option right now. The only issue would be that bullet time has been parodied to death over the past 23 years, and it felt so aged when it was made fun of in last year’s Space Jam: A New Legacy. So it could feel extremely dated in a LEGO movie too.

Lord Of The Rings
Frodo puts on the ring in The Lord of the Rings

JustUseTheWordMmmkay thinks a LEGO movie based on Lord of the Rings could be spectacular. The Redditor posits, “So many franchises have some kind of kids version available for younger audiences but for Lord of the Rings there is nothing. Would love to get my 5-year-old into it but nothing out there is suitable yet. Lego would be perfect.”

Again, like The Matrix Resurrections, the latest LotR content fans have gotten hasn’t been quite up to the quality that fans expect of the franchise. A Lord of the Rings LEGO Movie could poke fun at The Rings of Power, and as The LEGO Batman Movie made jokes about Warner Bros. that only adults would understand, it’s easy to imagine jokes about the huge budget Amazon invested into the series production.

Doctor Who
Doctor Who Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy

Sethor thinks that Doctor Who has the potential for a great LEGO movie. The series has been going for almost six decades and has only ever had one major hiatus, there’s so much content that a LEGO movie could use.

On top of that, the Daleks, the iconic alien species in the Doctor Who universe, have already been in The LEGO Batman Movie. The evil aliens appeared in the final act when Joker summoned countless classic movie and TV villains, so there’s already some connective tissue there.

Margot Robbie in pink car in Barbie

IluvTaylorSwift thinks outside the box and suggests that there should be The LEGO Barbie Movie. A live-action Barbie movie will be released in 2023 with Ryan Gosling playing Ken, and Margot Robbie portraying the titular doll. And while not much is known about the movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter, it’ll be self-aware, irreverent, and expectation subverting, which is hardly surprising given that Greta Gerwig is in the director’s chair.

That might eliminate the need for The LEGO Barbie Movie. But given how there are so many iterations of the character, it’d be fun to see them all collide in a meta way. The LEGO film could reference Robbie’s Barbie, Toy Story’s Barbie and Ken, and even the battalion of evil Barbies in Small Soldiers.

The Cornetto Trilogy

Booga424 has another outside-the-box choice, as the “Cornetto trilogy” isn’t so much a franchise but a group of very loosely connected movies directed by Edgar Wright that star Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The Redditor wants to see “Lego Hot Fuzz, Lego Shaun of The Dead, and Lego The Worlds End.” Given how those three movies are already over-the-top high-concept comedies that are already self-deprecating, it’s hard to imagine how the LEGO treatment could add another level to that.

The reason why The LEGO Batman Movie was so successful was that the Batman franchise is so serious and dark, but it’s essentially about a man who dresses up as a bat. That’s the basis for some hilarious LEGO-esque jokes, but jokes like Shaun and his crew passing doppelgangers of themselves is a LEGO movie kind of joke, but it was already done in the movie.

Universal Dark Universe
Nick stands in a crypt and looks stunned in The Mummy

Realistically, most Redditors’ choices are completely hypothetical, as the rights to the LEGO franchise belong to Universal after the studio bought it from Warner Bros. So the only franchises that could actually be given the LEGO treatment are ones belonging to Universal unless some unprecedented deal was struck with another studio. And that’s why Rageofthegods thinks there should be a LEGO movie that focuses on Universal’s Dark Universe.

The Redditor comments, “Lego Classic Monsters, if you can ignore Hotel Transylvania.” Universal tried to build a whole cinematic universe around characters like the Mummy, Frankenstein, and Dracula, but the “Universal Dark Universe” crashed and burned with the failure of 2017’s The Mummy. A Dark Universe LEGO Movie could be a creative way to reboot the franchise and make it successful.

James Bond
Roger Moore as James Bond.

This user thinks that the James Bond franchise could make for a great LEGO movie, and with over 25 films and six Bond actors to reference, they’re not wrong. The Redditor suggests, “Maybe they can team up with Amazon to make a Lego James Bond movie.”

As MGM and Amazon are seemingly struggling to build the next James Bond series, as it’s looking for a young actor to commit to the character for 10-12 years, The LEGO James Bond Movie could be the safest and easiest option. That decision could potentially disappoint thousands of Bond fans, but there’s no doubt that it’d rival The LEGO Batman Movie when it comes to making fun of the franchise’s tropes.

Jurassic Park/World
Jurassic World Dominion Tyrannosaurus Rex at the Drive-In Theatre Jurassic World Dominion Tyrannosaurus Rex at the Drive-In Theatre

UnrealLuigi thinks a LEGO movie based on the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World movies could be great. The Redditor hilariously notes, “Wouldn’t be surprised if they were vastly superior to the Jurassic World movies honestly.” The user is referring to the underwhelming reception of the new Jurassic series, as, though they have grossed billions at the box office, each consecutive release has gotten worse reviews than the last.

Not even the original recast returning for Jurassic World: Dominion helped its chances against critics. However, The LEGO Jurassic Park Movie could salvage the franchise, and as the Jurassic World series has concluded, the franchise has to continue with a fresh approach somehow. A LEGO Movie certainly beats the prequel narrated by Nicolas Cage that fans want so badly.

An image of a man riding a motorcycle in Akira

Voivod1989 wants to see The LEGO Akira Movie. Focusing on niche franchises is why Warner Bros. failed with the LEGO movie franchise in the first place, as nobody showed up to see The LEGO Ninjago Movie. So focusing on an anime franchise that so few of the general audience would have ever seen would likely be a huge financial mistake.

A LEGO Akira film would especially feel a little off given that the Akira series is already animated. However, given that the anime is so dark and serious, it’s easy fodder for the LEGO franchise to parody, and its cyberpunk aesthetic would be interesting to see done with LEGO too.

Fast & Furious
Brian and Toretto wearing sunglasses in a convertible in The Fast and the Furious

Hildebrand_rarity asks Reddit, “Fast and Furious LEGO movie?” A LEGO version of the Fast and Furious series might not work all that well considering that the franchise already heavily leans into absurdity, such as rocket-powered Pontiac Fieros going into space. The franchise has even gotten self-aware, as Rome has started questioning how they all manage to survive the fatal situations they find themselves in.

However, hearing jokes about Dom’s obsession with family alone might be worth it. And as fans would love a direct sequel to Tokyo Drift, a LEGO movie might be the only way they’ll get some sort of follow-up to the 2006 cult classic. With just two more movies before the Fast Saga comes to an end, it could be a possibility.

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Fast & Furious 11 Needs Hobbs Vs. Dom (To End The Rock & Vin Diesel’s Feud)


Fast and Furious 11 needs to feature an epic fight between The Rock and Vin Diesel to resolve the real-life feud and bring closure to their characters’ relationship. The clash between Dom and Hobbs in Fast Five was a game-changer, and revisiting that epic confrontation in Fast 11 would elevate the action and add nostalgia. A showdown between Dom and Hobbs in Fast 11 could serve as a decisive moment of reconciliation, reaffirming the underlying themes of family and unity in the franchise.

Now that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has returned to the Fast Saga, Fast and Furious 11 needs to include an epic fight between Johnson and Vin Diesel. In the high-octane world of the Fast and Furious franchise, the thrill of fast cars and heart-stopping action has always been amplified by the magnetic on-screen chemistry between its stars. However, a real-life feud between The Rock and Vin Diesel has been brewing since 2016. Director Louis Leterrier achieved the impossible by bringing The Rock back into the fold. Now, he must find a way to reunite Luke Hobbs and Dominic Toretto on-screen.

Ever since Fate of the Furious, the void left by The Rock’s absence has grown more conspicuous. The actor’s feud with Vin Diesel has cast a shadow over the franchise, making it increasingly difficult for the writers and directors to craft a cohesive narrative. As Fast Saga fans await the next installment, all eyes are on Leterrier to weave a compelling story that not only showcases jaw-dropping action but also offers a chance for Hobbs and Dom to partake in an epic showdown.

Hobbs & Dom Fighting In Fast & Furious 11 Would Bring Their Arc Full Circle
Vin Diesel's Dom confronts Dwayne Johnson's Hobbs in Fast Five

Fast X and Fast and Furious 11 act as sequels to Fast Five in many ways, so it makes perfect sense for the upcoming installment to build on the fight scene between Dom and Hobbs from Fast Five. The clash between the two powerhouse characters left an indelible mark on fans. Revisiting that epic confrontation could elevate the adrenaline-fueled action and add a layer of nostalgia to Fast and Furious 11. Now that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has had a change of heart and returned to the Fast Saga, the anticipation for a rematch between his and Vin Diesel’s characters has reached a fever pitch.

Dom and Hobbs’ showdown in Fast Five was a game-changer for the franchise, propelling it to new heights with its intensity and raw energy. Given the unresolved tension between the two stars in real life, a meticulously crafted fight scene in Fast 11 has the potential to invigorate the climax of the series and provide a cathartic experience for the actors and fans alike. As Fast 11 may be the final chapter in the Fast and Furious universe, all eyes are on this anticipated clash. Hopefully, a brotherly fight will be the defining moment that brings harmony back to the Fast Saga family.

The Rock & Vin Diesel Can Put Their Feud To Rest On Screen
Hobbs holding on to Dom in Fast and Furious 5

Vin Diesel and The Rock’s personal history adds a layer of complexity to any potential fight between their characters in Fast and Furious 11. Given their real-life feud, it’s unlikely either actor would be portrayed as the clear winner or loser. Moreover, from a storytelling perspective, it would be counterproductive to have Dom excessively harm or kill Hobbs or vice versa. However, as the series approaches its potential end, a showdown between Dom and Hobbs could serve as a decisive moment of reconciliation. After all, throughout the Fast and Furious films, audiences have witnessed a recurring pattern of men engaging in physical conflicts before eventually forming unbreakable bonds.

For instance, Fast and Furious sees Dom and Brian’s tumultuous relationship evolve into a deep brotherly connection after a series of knock-down, drag-out fights. This same sort of understanding between Dom and Hobbs would reaffirm the underlying themes of reconciliation and family that have contributed to the franchise’s enduring popularity. By embracing the notion that they are, in a sense, brothers, Dom and Hobbs could mend their on-screen relationship and deliver a broader message of unity. This would ultimately give fans a satisfying conclusion to their relationship in Fast and Furious 11.

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Vin Diesel Posts Paul Walker Tribute On 10th Anniversary Of His Death


Vin Diesel shares a touching tribute to Paul Walker 10 years after the actor’s tragic death on November 30, 2013. Diesel expresses that “more smiles manage to break through the tears” as years pass because he knows his bond with Walker will be stronger than ever when they eventually reunite. Walker’s character, Brian O’Connor, remains alive in the world of Fast and Furious, and Diesel has previously teased that the franchise won’t end without a proper farewell to Brian and Walker.

Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel takes to social media to share a touching tribute to Paul Walker, 10 years after the actor’s death. First released in 2001, the debut installment in the long-running Fast and Furious franchise introduces Diesel as Dominic Toretto and Walker as Brian O’Connor. Both characters would return for a number of sequels, but Walker tragically passed away on November 30, 2013, during the production of Furious 7.

Now, on the 10th anniversary of Walker’s passing, Diesel has shared a touching tribute post on Instagram to honor his late Fast and Furious costar. Check out the actor’s emotional post below:

Accompanying an image of Walker with one of his daughters, Diesel reminisces about an important lesson learned from the late actor and how his legacy still lives on today. Diesel’s full caption is included below:

I was listening to a song this morning…‘That Lucky Old Sun’… thought of you, racing around Heaven all day. Hahaha…
The family of the Mourning, feels like it has grown since a decade ago… feel’s like that experience of losing someone is far too common today. Leaving more and more of us in search for meaning, trying to make sense of this complex existence…
Oh, I have finally understood what you use to do with the phone, “phone Fasting”… you had the insight to turn off your phone for long stretches of time. I started this year to do just that. You used to say, Vin and I can go years without talking, and our brotherhood will always be stronger than we left it, the ones who truly love you will always be there.
Amen to that.
This is one of my favorite images ever taken… You knew how proud I was when my daughter, the Alpha Angel, your niece would play the piano… well last night she was playing Moonlight Sonata… it took me back to the night before she was born. Me and you were working late… you were telling me that the best moment in life would be witnessing my child being born. That priceless smile you had when I told you the next day that I had cut the umbilical cord…
The next song she started playing on the piano is by an artist you would have loved, named Billie Eilish, ‘What was I made for’… when she started to play, the other angels all came and joined her at the piano and they started singing… wow…emotions… angels, I know you were listening.
After ten years… I know these days of beautiful remembrance will be filled with tears. But as time rolls on, with each year that passes… more smiles manage to break through the tears. Cause I know, when I see you again… our brotherhood will be stronger than we left it.
Miss you.

Will Brian Be Seen Again In Fast & Furious?
Furious 7 Reveals How Paul Walker’s Character Can Return
CGI Paul Walker in Furious 7.

Walker’s death in November 2013 came with a great deal of sadness, but it also created problems for the Furious 7 production, which was about halfway done. It was ultimately decided that Walker’s remaining scenes would be completed with a digital recreation of the actor, with his two brothers, Cody and Caleb Walker, serving as body doubles. Although Walker may have passed away, Brian remains alive and well within the world of the films, though he has not been seen in the flesh since Furious 7’s emotional ending.

The closet audiences have come to seeing Brian again (outside of the flashbacks featured in Fast X) is at the end of F9: The Fast Saga, when the character’s iconic Nissan Skyline pulls up at Dom’s house. This summer’s Fast X supposedly sets up the conclusion of the franchise in an 11th and potentially 12th installment (in addition to the announced Dwayne Johnson Luke Hobbs spinoff movie), and it’s very likely that the final movie will see Brian return in some capacity.

Diesel has also essentially teased as much, telling Total Film (via GamesRadar) earlier this year: “I couldn’t imagine this saga ending without truly saying goodbye to Brian O’Conner.” It’s unclear if this will mean a substantial digital recreation of the actor for extended portions of the film or a quick cameo at the very end, but it seems like audiences haven’t seen the last of Brian just yet. Even in death, Walker remains a key pillar of Fast and Furious, and it’s fitting that the final film will feature another heartfelt goodbye to further honor the late actor.

Source: Vin Diesel/ Instagram

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster

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All 4 Fast & Furious Heroes Who Stayed Dead (& Which One Is Most Likely To Return)


Fast & Furious franchise is known for bringing back dead characters, but there are a few heroes who have remained dead. Jack Toretto, Dom’s father, died in a racing accident and his death should not be undone in the franchise. Jesse, a member of Dom’s crew, was killed in a drive-by shooting, while Vince was killed during an ambush. Elena, Dom’s love interest, was killed by the villain Cipher.

The Fast & Furious franchise has brought many characters back from the dead, but a handful of its heroes have remained killed off after their demise. The Fast Saga has taken its characters on a wild ride from street racing to the most outlandish adventures possible. The running theme of the Fast & Furious franchise has long been family, with Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) building quite a large family indeed over the course of the Fast Saga’s run.

On top of its embrace of ridiculous, superhuman feats as a staple of its action scenes, the Fast & Furious movies are also well known for bringing back seemingly dead characters for more missions. The returns of Sung Kang’s Han in F9 and Gal Gadot’s Gisele Yashar in Fast X would be especially noteworthy in emphasizing the notion that no Fast & Furious death is irreversible. However, that is not entirely true, as there have been a few Fast & Furious heroes who have died and never come back.

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4 Jack Toretto
An image of Jack Toretto driving a car in F9

Jack Toretto (J.D. Pardo) is the father of Dom, Mia (Jordana Brewster), and Jakob Toretto (John Cena), and is first seen in a flashback to 1989 in F9. Jack is a highly skilled race car driver who instilled that talent in his children, with Dom and Jakob being part of his racing pit crew. However, Jack’s racing career took a tragic turn when his car malfunctioned and crashed, killing him. Dom later beat his father’s racing opponent, Kenny Linder (Jim Parrack), almost to death with a wrench, believing him responsible for his father’s demise.

This tragedy also led to Dom and Jakob falling out, with Dom later coming to believe that Jakob set up their father’s death since he was the last one to work on his car. However, Jack was intentionally attempting to throw the race in order to get his family out of debt. He had asked Jakob to help tinker with his car so that it would fail, with Jack’s death being unintentional on both their parts. While his return has been theorized by fans, of all the characters killed off in Fast & Furious, Jack Toretto’s death should never be retconned.

3 Jesse
Jesse in The Fast and the Furious pic

One of the early members of Dom’s family in the original The Fast and the Furious, Jesse (Chad Lindberg) was the brains of Dom’s crew in his enterprise of stealing DVD players. Jesse went on the run after losing a street race to Dom’s rival, Johnny Tran (Rick Yune), having bet his MK3 Volkswagen Jetta in the race. Jesse was later killed outside of Dom’s house when Johnny Tran and his associate Lance Nguyen (Reggie Lee) arrived and performed a drive-by shooting. Dom and Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) then chased down Johnny Tran and Lance Nguyen to avenge their fallen friend.

2 Vince
fast and furious 5 vince

Vince (Matt Schulze) was another member of Dom’s crew in The Fast & the Furious, and he was badly injured during a truck heist in that first movie. After his recovery, Vince fled to Rio de Janeiro where he later reunited with Dom and family in Fast Five. Despite Vince having settled down with a wife and a baby son, he agreed to join Dom’s daring heist of Rio’s most feared crime boss Hernan Reyes (Joaquim de Almeida). Unfortunately, Vince was killed during an ambush by Reyes’s team. After successfully pulling off the heist, Dom left Vince’s intended share of the money with his wife and son.

1 Elena
Elena Neves walks with her gun drawn by a car

Elena Neves (Elsa Pataky) worked alongside Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) in apprehending Dom and his crew in Fast Five. She and Dom gradually developed feelings for each other, however, and departed for Spain with Dom at the end of the movie. After Dom learned that his wife Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez) was still alive despite her apparent death in Fast & Furious, Dom and Elena had an amicable split, only for it to later be revealed that Elena is the mother of Dom’s son in The Fate of the Furious.

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After Elena was killed by the villainous Cipher (Charlize Theron), Dom and Letty raised the boy together, with the two naming him Brian after Brian O’Conner. Meanwhile, Dom later met Elena’s sister Isabel (Daniela Melchior), who joined Dom’s crew in Fast X. While Elena remains deceased as of Fast X, the arrival of her sister Isabel and Fast & Furious’s habit of not truly killing off characters makes her the most likely thought-to-be-dead hero to potentially return as the franchise speeds towards its finale.

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