Universal Locks Down Phil Lord & Chris Miller with First-Look Film Deal

Collider | 8/2/2019 | Vinnie Mancuso
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Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who made unlikely hits out of The LEGO Movie and 22 Jump Street then scored an Oscar as producers on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, have officially set up shop at Universal with a first-look film production deal. According to Deadline, the new deal will see the duo’s Lord Miller banner develop films based on “original content, existing IP, and other media formats with an emphasis on championing fresh voices.” Basically, my first question is how soon can we rush Into the Hulk-a-Verse into production? Or Jurassic-Verse. Or, oh man, Fast and Furious Presents Into the Hobbs & Shaw-Verse. Listen, there’s options.

“Universal has a history of breaking new ground and championing unexpected voices, so for us it’s a very welcoming environment to make bold, original films that push the medium forward,” Lord and Miller said in a statement. “We also feel a deep obligation to leave something behind for future generations of studio...
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