Illumination’s new animated feature, based on Dr. Seuss’ famous holiday classic, hits theatres this coming November 9.
With Illumination and Universal Pictures' latest animated feature, The Grinch, just around the corner, hitting theatres November 9, we figured we’d get our readers in the holiday animation spirit by posting each of the film’s trailers and TV spots as well as a bunch of images and posters all together in one place! Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch lends his voice to the infamous Grinch, who lives a solitary life inside a cave on Mount Crumpet with only his loyal dog, Max, for company. Each year at Christmas, the Whos in Who-ville disrupt his solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter and louder celebrations. The Grinch realizes there is only one way for him to gain some peace and quiet: he must steal Christmas.
Produced by Illumination’s founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime fellow producer Janet Healy - who have guided every Illumination film since the company’s inception more than a decade ago - The Grinch reimagines the 1957 book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! for a new generation, while remaining true to the vision and intent of its author, Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss). Deeply relevant to our modern times, The Grinch is a tale about the transformative power of forgiveness and is a film that empowers people of all ages to be hopeful, compassionate and generous of heart, not just at Christmas, but every day of the year.
The Grinch is directed by Scott Mosier (producer, Clerks, Chasing Amy) and Yarrow Cheney (co-director, The Secret Life of Pets), and is written by Michael Leisieur (Keeping Up with the Jonses) and Tommy Swerdlow (Cool Runnings), based on the book by Dr. Seuss. The film is edited by Chris Cartagena (Free Birds), and the art director is Colin Stimpson (The Secret Life of Pets). The music is composed by four-time Academy Award nominee Danny Elfman (The Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline).
The film is executive produced by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me 3, Minions), Latifa Ouaou (producer, Puss in Boots) and Audrey Geisel (The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who!).