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TheGrinch
Scheme big.
Narrated By
Pharrell Williams
Based on
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
by Dr. Seuss
Edited By
Music By
Distributed By
Universal Pictures
Country
Flag-icon-us
Language
English
Release Date
November 9, 2018
Runtime
86 minutes
Rating
Rating PG
Budget
$75 million


The Grinch  (also known as Dr. Seuss' The Grinch) is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated Christmas comedy fantasy-musical film produced by Illumination Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures

Based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss story How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, it is the third screen adaptation of the story, following the 1966 TV special of the same name and the remaking of the 2000 live-action feature-length also of the same name. It is directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, written by Michael LeSieur and Tommy Swerdlow and stars Benedict Cumberbatch,  Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Angela Lansbury  and  Pharrell Williams.The film is scheduled to be released by Universal Pictures on November 9, 2018. The film will be given a Real D 3D and IMAX 3D release.

PremiseEdit

The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) hatches a scheme with his trusted canine Max to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration. Meanwhile, Cindy-Lou Who plots to capture Santa Claus to thank him for helping her single mother every Christmas, something which will interfere with the Grinch's plans.

CastEdit

  • Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, a misanthropic grouchy, green creature who hates Christmas.
  • Cameron Seely  as  Cindy Lou Who
  • Rashida Jones  as  Betty Lou Who
  • Kenan Thompson  as  Santa Claus
  • Angela  Lansbury  as  The  Mayor  of  Whoville
  • Dan Stevens  as  Casher  Who
  • Josh Gad   as  Norman 
  • Chris  Renaud  as  Max,  Grinch's  pet  dog

   

  • Pharrell Williams  as  the  Narrator 

ProductionEdit

In February 2013, it was announced that Illumination Entertainment  is developing a 3D animated feature film based on the Dr. Seuss book, with Peter Candeland and Yarrow Cheney set to direct it and Benedict Cumberbatch  voicing the title character.

ReleaseEdit

The film was originally scheduled to be released on November 10, 2017, but in June 2016 it was pushed back to November 9, 2018.

Marketing

A balloon of The Grinch and Max debuted in the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2017 to promote the film.

In October 2018, IHOP restaurants will make holiday inspried breakfast menus  based on the new movie featuring Green Eggs and Ham, Holiday Whocakes, and Cindy Lou Who hot cocoa. 

The first official trailer was released on March 8, 2018, in front of A Wrinkle in TimeSherlock GnomesIsle of Dogs, Show Dogs and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The second trailer was released on June 14, 2018, in front of Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

VideosEdit

Main article: The Grinch (2018)/videos

TrailerEdit

The Grinch - Official Trailer (HD)

The Grinch - Official Trailer (HD)