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The Lego Batman Movie Trailer Is a Reminder That Batman Can Be Fun

The goofy yang to Batman v Superman's gloomy yin

Liam Mathews

The super-serious Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is opening this weekend to mostly unkind reviews. To offset all that solemnity and negativity, Warner Bros. released an accompanying piece of Batman-related content, which will surely receive a warmer critical reception: a teaser trailer for The Lego Batman Movie.

The sequel to 2014's beloved The Lego Movie will focus on Will Arnett's gravelly-voiced Batman, a much less serious take than Ben Affleck's glowering brooder. This Batman beatboxes and microwaves lobster Alfred left for him in the fridge.

The Lego Batman Movie is coming in 2017. Check out the trailer: