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Celebrities walk “The Lego Movie” red carpet

By Christopher Hoo

Feb. 2, 2014 3:38 p.m.

Both the Regency Theater and Bruin Theater in Westwood closed on Saturday morning to host the red carpet premiere for Warner Bros. "The Lego Movie," transforming the street into the Lego-themed town of Bricksburg.

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Will Arnett ("Arrested Development") voices Batman in the film, one of many DC Comics superheroes represented among the cast. He stands aside Emmet, the film's Lego minifigure protagonist, voiced by Chris Pratt.

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Alison Brie ("Community") voices Uni-Kitty, a unicorn-kitten hybrid and friend to the film's protagonists. Uni-Kitty's character design and animation takes inspiration from Japanese anime styles.

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Directors Phil Lord (left) and Chris Miller (right) previously worked on 2012 comedy hit "21 Jump Street" and the positively received 2009 animated film "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs."

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Will Ferrell ("Anchorman" series) voices Lord Business, a corrupt villain that intends to destroy the Lego universe and rebuild it in his image.

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Emmet (right), the film's protagonist, is an ordinary minifigure who is sought after as the Master Builder, destined to save the Lego world. Along his journey, he befriends a tech-savvy female fighter, Wyldstyle (left).

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Chris Pratt ("Parks and Recreation") voices Emmet, the film's lead character. He attended the family-friendly morning premiere event with his wife, Anna Faris ("Mom").

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Chris McKay, known for his animation work on television series "Robot Chicken" and "Moral Orel," worked as animation co-director for "The Lego Movie."

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Morgan Freeman ("The Dark Knight") voices Vitruvius, an old wizard who informs Emmet of his destiny.

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Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation") voices Metal Beard, a pirate who wants to take vengeance on the evil Lord Business for taking away parts of his body.

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Brie Larson starred in Phil Lord and Chris Miller's "21 Jump Street," and found recent acclaim for her role in indie drama "Short Term 12."

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Elizabeth Banks ("The Hunger Games" series) voices Wyldstyle, Emmet's spunky friend with an association to the Master Builders, a league of special minifigures.

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Cobie Smulders ("How I Met Your Mother") voices Wonder Woman, one of many DC superheroes joining the cast, associated with the Master Builders.

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"The Lego Movie" releases in theaters nationwide on Friday, Feb. 7.

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