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"The Grand Budapest Hotel" gets a Lego makeover

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 - 01:23

June 16 - More than 50,000 Lego bricks are used to create replica of Wes Anderson's ''The Grand Budapest Hotel.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Fans of both Lego and Wes Anderson will be pleased with a new video depicting the building of a model of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" from the world-famous plastic building blocks. Fox Searchlight, the studio behind the quirky film with an all-star cast including Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Adrian Brody, Harvey Keitel, and Jude Law, has posted the video on YouTube.com in anticipation of the release of the Blu-ray and DVD release of the film. The minute-and-a-half video shows the making of the model in time-lapse photography, from start to finish. The model is made from more than 50,000 certified Lego bricks from collectors and wholesalers from Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Germany, Italy and 14 different states in the U.S. It weighs approximately 150 pounds and stands 7 feet tall and 6.5 feet wide.

"The Grand Budapest Hotel" gets a Lego makeover

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 - 01:23

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