The Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film produced by Warner Animation Group and DC Entertainment. The film is directed by Chris McKay and written by Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern and John Whittington. It is a spin-off from the 2014 film The Lego Movie, focusing on the DC Comics character Batman. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, writers and directors of the original film, act as producers. It stars the voices of Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes. Batman goes on a personal journey to find himself and learn the importance of teamwork and friendship in the hopes of saving Gotham City from a hostile takeover set by The Joker.