‘The Lego Movie’ unveils first trailer – watch

Billed as 'the greatest movie ever assembled', it opens in cinemas on February 14, 2014

The first trailer for The Lego Movie has been released online. Scroll down and click ‘play’ to watch it.

Billed as “the greatest movie ever assembled”, the computer-animated adventure comedy follows an average LEGO minifigure called Emmet as he’s mistaken for an extraordinary and all-powerful “MasterBuilder”.

He’s then sent on a mission to defeat an evil tyrant who’s plotting to destroy the universe by gluing it together – a task for which Emmet is “hopelessly and hilariously underprepared”.

Emmet is voiced by Parks And Recreation‘s Chris Pratt, while the impressive voice cast also includes Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Banks, Nick Offernan and Alison Brie. Arrested Development star Will Arnett (pictured above) appears as a LEGO Batman.

The Lego Movie was directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the duo behind Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, with Chris McKay (Robot Pigeon) serving as co-director. Lord and Miller also wrote the screenplay. The film is set to open in UK cinemas on February 14, 2014.