The judge of the Supreme Court will appear as "part of the creative universe of the younger sister".
In addition to inspiring an enduring meme, becoming the subject of a documentary and a biopic, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will soon be able to add a new entertainment achievement to her résumé.
The judge will make an appearance in his vestments of the Supreme Court in The movie of Lego 2: The second partsaid director Mike Mitchell USA Today on Saturday. "These movies are so full of surprises, and we were thinking," Who is the last person you think you see in a Lego movie as a minifig? "Ruth Bader Ginsburg!" Mitchell told the publication . "And we're all big fans, she made us laugh when we thought about her entering this world."
Ginsburg will not express the character, but will give his approval for his image to appear in the film. According to USA TodayIn the context of the film, which will feature two brothers playing with Legos, Ginsburg will appear as "part of the younger sister's creative universe."
In a statement to USA Today, the co-directors of the first Lego movie and co-writers and producers of the sequel, Chris Miller and Phil Lord said: "We were just trying to think of people who should be immortalized in Lego and who seem to have fun at weddings."
Ginsburg itself has been out of the public eye since undergoing surgery for early stage lung cancer in late December.
"He's doing well, he's going through his recovery and doing everything he needs to get back to work," the documentary's directors said. RBG, Julie Cohen and Betsy West, who have kept in touch with the judge's family after production, told The Hollywood Reporter January 15.
The movie of Lego 2 will be released on February 8.