LEGO MOVIE 2 Has A DISPOSABLE Director

Phil Lord and Chris Miller may be writing and producing The Lego Movie 2 (now officially titled The Lego Movie Sequel) but, sadly, they’re not going to direct it. If they can’t do the job, is there anyone who can? Hell yes there is.

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Rob Schrab, co-creator of The Sarah Silverman Program, director of numerous episodes of Community and Children’s Hospital and creator of one my favorite comics – Scud: The Disposable Assassin (basically his whole IMDB page is filled with greatness), will make his debut as a feature film director with The Lego Movie Sequel.

Lord and Mller said of the hiring,

“We are so excited to collaborate with Rob. He is a comedy genius, a visual savant, and we have been stalking him for years. No one works harder than Rob, and his aesthetic, combined with his sense of humor, bring a strong, unique, thoughtful, and passionately nerdy voice to this project. People who know him are slapping their foreheads today and saying, ‘Of course!,”

And so are people that don’t know him.