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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 Release Delay & Filming Start Date Confirmed By Director


Fast and Furious 11
is facing a release date delay to Summer 2026 due to strikes, with director Louis Leterrier confirming the sequel will not be hitting its April 4, 2025 date.
Leterrier also confirms that filming starts in Fall 2025 after finishing a horror movie in September.
The final installment in the
Fast Saga
reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto for one last ride, while also leaving the door open for other spinoffs.

After facing multiple delays due to the 2023 SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America strikes, Fast and Furious 11 is seeing its release date delayed. The next installment in the Vin Diesel-fronted franchise is expected to be the last mainline sequel, while development continues on the Dwayne Johnson-led spinoff Hobbs & Reyes, a mysterious standalone movie penned by Fast X’s Zach Dean and a potential female-led spinoff. While a filming start date was never confirmed, Universal had previously set the movie for an April 2025 release date.

During a recent interview with Collider at a CCXP MX panel, Louis Leterrier was asked for an update on Fast and Furious 11. The director went on to confirm that the final mainline installment in the action franchise will no longer be making its April 4, 2025 release date, instead now aiming for a Summer 2026 release window with the filming start date being set for this fall. Check out what Leterrier said below:

It’s happening. It’s happening very, very soon. I’m able to shoot a little horror movie this summer. I’m finishing my horror movie on September 15th, and I start Fast on September 16th.

Will Fast 11’s Multiple Delays Help Or Hurt The Sequel?

Much like the tenth film before it, Fast and Furious 11 has faced a few behind-the-scenes hardships in its road to getting off the ground, namely the delays stemming from the 2023 strikes. While the latest movie seems to have retained its core creative team in comparison to the shift in directors from franchise vet Justin Lin to Leterrier on Fast X after reported creative differences between the former and Diesel, this change didn’t seem to help much with the continued downward trend recent sequels have seen from critics. Check out how the franchise’s Rotten Tomatoes scores compare below:

Title RT Critical Score RT Audience Score The Fast and the Furious 54% 74% 2 Fast 2 Furious 37% 50% The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 37% 69% Fast & Furious 28% 67% Fast Five 78% 83% Fast & Furious 6 71% 84% Furious 7 81% 82% The Fate of the Furious 67% 72% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 67% 88% F9: The Fast Saga 59% 82% Fast X 56% 84%

Even looking outside the Fast and Furious franchise, many movie sequels have found themselves hurt by various delays, be they from creative changes, general release shifts or other factors. The action genre in particular is one in which lengthier development periods can lead to diminishing returns, be it A Good Day to Die Hard, Rambo: Last Blood or Diesel’s own xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. While Fast and Furious 11 may only be getting pushed back by a year, the delay is nonetheless a concern that the final installment could find itself in trouble.

Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) looking angry with Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) looking unimpressed in Fast & Furious

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On the other hand, the longer wait for Fast and Furious 11 to close out the mainline series of movies could actually prove beneficial for the sequel. Though Leterrier may be busy with another project in the lead-up to filming the next installment, writers Oren Uziel and Christina Hodson should now have more than enough time to really look back at the script and ensure it learns from the critical missteps of recent installments to deliver a satisfying conclusion to the Dominic Toretto saga.

Source: Collider

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster Fast and Furious 11 Fast and Furious 11 is the final movie in the Fast Saga. It reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto with the rest of the cast for one last ride. However, the franchise is open for spinoff films like Hobbs & Shaw afterward.Director Louis Leterrier Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures Writers Christina Hodson , Oren Uziel

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Vin Diesel Already Has His Perfect Fast & Furious Replacement Franchise With 51-Year-Old Remake


Vin Diesel’s dominance in Fast & Furious is ending, but Kojak could kick off a new action franchise for him.
Kojak’s reboot faces an uncertain future, but its similarity to Fast & Furious makes it a worthy project for Diesel.
Diesel’s potential shift from criminal racer to cop signifies a fresh start in a possible Fast & Furious-like series.

Vin Diesel’s days of playing Dominic Toretto are numbered, but the actor has already found his perfect Fast & Furious replacement. Diesel found a major breakout role in the early 2000s thanks to participating in The Fast and the Furious. The original 2001 street racing crime movie became the springboard for a sprawling franchise that has lasted for over two decades. The success of the Fast & Furious movies transformed Vin Diesel’s career, turning him into an even bigger star, especially in the action movie genre. But, Fast & Furious 11 is planned as the final chapter for him and the franchise.

The Fast & Furious franchise’s end will put Vin Diesel in an unfamiliar position of not having a major franchise to lean back on. This presents the actor with various options, such as changing the course of his career to pursue non-franchise roles. However, the more likely outcome is that Diesel will attempt to find a new IP that can replace Fast & Furious. He has had trouble in that regard recently, with franchises like xXx or Riddick running cold and Bloodshot and The Last Witch Hunter failing to launch franchises. There is another option for Diesel, though.

2:03 Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto from The Fast & Furious Franchise

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Kojak Can Be Vin Diesel’s New Action Crime Franchise After Fast & Furious
Diesel Has Been Developing The Reboot Since 2015

The impending conclusion of the Fast & Furious franchise means it is finally time for Vin Diesel’s Kojak reboot to get off the ground. The project was announced back in 2015 with Diesel re-teaming with Universal Pictures, the studio behind Fast & Furious, to develop a movie based on Kojak. The original TV series starred Telly Savalas as Theo Kokaj and ran for three seasons after debuting in 1973. The series revolves around Kojak, a New York detective known for being willing to go beyond the law and a love for cars and lollipops, and follows him as he investigates different cases.

Kojak was rebooted in 2005 as a TV show starring Ving Rhames, but it only ran for six episodes

Development on Vin Diesel’s Kojak movie has not been very active in the nine years since it was announced. However, it still maintains the base similarities to Fast & Furious, which makes the project a worthwhile endeavor for Diesel in terms of finding a new action franchise. He would now have another big action series about cars and crime, essentially making Kojak into a newer version of Fast & Furious. The irony here is that Diesel takes on the role of a cop after playing criminal racer Dominic Toretto.

Vin Diesel’s Involvement Can Morph Kojak Into A Major Action Franchise
Kojak Could Be A Fast & Furious Clone
Telly Savalas talking on the phone in Kojak

Looking at the original TV show, Kojak might not necessarily project to be a major blockbuster action franchise akin to Fast & Furious. The TV series was relatively grounded and small due to the nature of its production. However, the fact that Diesel and Universal pinpointed this property as something they wanted to revive together is telling. The announcement of Kojak’s reboot came months after Furious 7 debuted in theaters and took the franchise to new heights at the box office and in terms of how ridiculously big the action and story could get.

It’s sometimes difficult to remember that Fast & Furious started off with a story about DVD thieves who were also street racers before Diesel helped turn it into something much bigger. With that experience and success already behind him, it would be understandable if a similar path was envisioned for Kojak. The series could then morph into a Fast & Furious clone, one that gives Vin Diesel a new franchise to headline and Universal a “fresh” action franchise to grow.

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The Rock’s WWE Run Means Fast & Furious 11 Must Make 1 Major Hobbs Change


Hobbs from Fast & Furious 11 needs a gritty edge like The Rock’s WWE character to keep the franchise fresh and exciting.
The Rock’s time away from the Fast & Furious universe provides the perfect reason for Hobbs to return with a personal vendetta and a more savage attitude.
While Hobbs shouldn’t become a full-fledged villain in Fast & Furious 11, adding some edginess and dirty tricks could make his character more intriguing and dynamic.

Fast & Furious 11 must make one major Hobbs change after The Rock’s incredible WWE run. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s WWE return surpassed his recent movies, with the actor creating some of the best work of his career. Having returned to a thunderous reception, The Rock was able to flip the crowd’s reception by becoming a heel and playing a major part in WrestleMania’s main events. The Rock hasn’t played a villain on screen for years, as even his depiction of Black Adam lent more into the character’s anti-hero side, which made his wrestling run all the more refreshing.

While his wrestling character may not perfectly translate into the Fast & Furious universe, there is one aspect of The Rock’s WWE run that the franchise should attempt to implement. After debuting in Fast Five, The Rock’s best Fast & Furious scenes helped contribute to the movie series becoming so popular, with Luke Hobbs becoming an instrumental part of the story. He was even given his own spinoff alongside Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) and is set to get a solo movie in the future. Despite this, Hobbs would still benefit from adding one key aspect of The Rock’s WWE run.

The Rock’s WWE Run Proves Fast & Furious 11 Needs To Give Hobbs More Of An Edge
Fast & Furious Would Benefit From Hobbs Adopting Some Of The Rock’s WWE Tendancies
Dwayne The Rock Johnson in Black Adam, WWE, and Hobbs and Shaw

Given how electrifying The Rock’s recent WWE run was, there is no doubt Fast & Furious 11 needs to give Hobbs more of an edge. Although the character has had his more serious moments, like most of the Fast & Furious cast, Hobbs tends to mix action with comedy. Hobbs and Shaw are supposed to be two of the more stoic heroes, yet they are constantly at each other’s throats and cracking jokes to help maintain the franchise’s lighthearted core. However, giving Hobbs a grittier side would help the character thrive upon his return.

The Rock’s Fast & Furious return may redeem Fast X’s box office, but the character needs to come back stronger than ever. By allowing him to be more ruthless, he can still maintain some elements of comedy but also become more interesting in the process. Johnson proved that despite being a detestable heel, he was still as hilarious as ever during his recent WWE tenure. This proves that he can maintain Fast & Furious’ tone and humorous style while being more layered; therefore, Hobbs adopting some of The Rock’s WWE characteristics could make him even more entertaining.

Fast & Furious Already Has A Reason For Hobbs To Be More Savage
Hobbs Has Been Away From The Franchise For Several Years

Making a major change to Hobbs’ character could be tough to explain, but Fast & Furious 11 already has a great reason to make him more savage. His four-year absence from the franchise gives him a perfect excuse to come back with a vengeance and potentially have a personal attachment to Fast & Furious 11’s villains. Hobbs’ time away from the main story could be explained through a connection to Fast X’s secondary villain, Aimes. Aimes’ villain twist in Fast X was well executed and suggests he’ll be around for the sequel, which is the perfect reason to bring back Hobbs.

Having a more personal story with one of the villains could allow Hobbs to continue his great quips and one-liners, but it would also give him more of an edge.

Fast X never explained why he’s back, but having a personal vendetta against Aimes could be an intriguing reason. Given Dom and Dante are the focal point of the franchise’s conclusion, Hobbs returning to take down Aimes would avoid overshadowing the main story while still giving him an interesting role. Having a personal story with one of the villains could allow Hobbs to continue his great quips and one-liners, while also giving him more of an edge. This provides The Rock with the perfect reason to implement some of his heel traits while still portraying a morally good hero.

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Why Fast & Furious Can’t Bring The Rock Back As A Villain
Hobbs Already Appeared As An Antagonist In Fast Five
A custom image featuring Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs in the Fast and Furious movies Custom image by Debanjana Chowdhury

Although The Rock’s villainous tendencies worked well in the WWE, Fast & Furious can’t bring him back as an antagonist. Johnson already played the main villain of Fast Five, as Hobbs was originally an enemy of Dom and his crew before becoming an ally. Hobbs’ role in Fast Five was one of his best, but despite being the main antagonist, he always had a level of integrity. Dropping all of this to make him a villain in the final movie would be completely unnecessary, especially as the franchise needs him to remain a hero for his spinoff.

Fast & Furious 11 may end the main story, but The Rock will be part of the franchise beyond this, and altering his character so drastically wouldn’t make any sense. Instead, adding some extra edge to his character would have the same effect and would avoid stealing the thunder from Dante and Aimes. Although Fast & Furious 11 shouldn’t make him a villain, the film can still allow Hobbs to play dirty and pull some cheap tricks in order to show a grittier side, while letting him taunt his enemies when he inevitably helps save the day.

Fast & Furious 11
is scheduled to be released in theaters on April 4, 2025.

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster Fast and Furious 11 Fast and Furious 11 is the final movie in the Fast Saga. It reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto with the rest of the cast for one last ride. However, the franchise is open for spinoff films like Hobbs & Shaw afterward.Director Louis Leterrier Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures Writers Christina Hodson , Oren Uziel

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