The LEGO Movie 2 Story Artist to direct a feature film

Emily Dean, who worked as a Story Artist on The LEGO Batman Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part will make her feature directorial debut on Tao.

The Story Artist for The LEGO Batman Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Emily Dean, has been signed to direct her first feature film. Sony Animation Pictures has selected the animation talent to direct Tao, a female-driven science-fiction adventure set in China, Deadline reports. The animated feature will be released within the next few years.

Her career began in the Pixar story department before she moved to work for Phil Lord and Chris Miller, leading her to work as Story Artist on The LEGO Batman Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part.

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Graham was the Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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