has lent his distinctive voice to dozens of roles over the years, from God to Nelson Mandela
to several fictional presidents. Now, the actor's vocal chords star in Warner Bros. refreshing animated film The Lego Movie
Freeman plays the white-haired wizard Virtuvius in the story, about an everyman Lego minifigure who unwittingly takes on President Business (Will Ferrell
), who threatens to glue their free-form world together.
It may have been decades since you've played with Legos yourself, but this family-friendly flick is definitely more than the sum of its parts. Between the all-star cast, which also includes Chris Pratt
and Hunger Games
' Elizabeth Banks
, and the sharp, subversive storyline, The Lego Movie
is simple enough for kids, but built for adults, too.
Check out a trailer below. The Lego Movie
hits theaters on Friday, February 7.