The Lego Movie is officially getting a new director this year.
Joss was announced as the new director of the Lego Movie on Thursday.
His film, based on the popular video game franchise, will hit theaters on May 15, 2019.
“The Lego Universe is a beloved and beloved franchise and I’m thrilled to be joining the Lego family and exploring its rich mythology, its rich worlds and its rich characters,” Whedon said in a statement.
“Lego is a family, and I want to bring Lego fans the magic that we know they crave.”