We’re calling all fans of Bernard Waber’s beloved children’s book Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile – it’s been adapted into a live-action animated musical, coming to theaters very soon.
Starring pop star Shawn Mendes, Fresh Off the Boat’s Constance Wu and Oscar winner Javier Bardem, the film explores the offbeat friendship between a schoolboy and his singing crocodile friend in New York City.
When the Primm family moves to New York, their young son Josh struggles to adjust to his new surroundings. That all changes when he discovers Lyle (voiced by Mendes), a singing saltwater crocodile living in the attic of his new home.
However, Lyle’s existence is threatened by an evil neighbor, Mr. Grumps (Brett Gelman), forcing the Primms to team up with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P Valenti (Bardem) “to show the world that family can come from the most unexpected places. according to the official synopsis of the film.
Wu plays Mrs. Primm while Scoot McNairy plays the husband, Mr. Joseph Primm. Josh is played by Winslow Fegley.
The film is directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck, marking their fifth feature film together, and the pair also directed Blades of Glory, The Switch, and Office Christmas Party.
This is where you can see Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile…
How to watch Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile will be released exclusively in UK cinemas on friday october 14.
However, there are also previews the weekend before, which means you can catch Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile in select theaters on saturday 8 Y Sunday October 9.
It was originally scheduled for a summer release, but was pushed back to the fall.
The cast, which includes Mendes, McNairy, Wu and Bardem, recently attended the world premiere of the film in New York.
Will Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile be available to stream online?
There’s no word yet on when the film will be available on a streaming platform after its theatrical release, so for now you’ll have to head to your local theater if you want to see Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile.
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When is the Lyle, Lyle Crocodile DVD and Blu-ray release date?
For those who still like to buy their favorite movies on physical media, you’ll have to wait until January 16, 2023. The Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD release.
DVD releases are traditionally released around 12 to 16 weeks after the theatrical release.
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