That led to a variety of work in films like "A Very Long Engagement," "Inception" and "The Dark Knight Rises." The Lego Batman Movie scribe John Whittington had also performed rewrites on the script amid reshoots, and flew to London to meet with Downey, who allegedly tore Whittington's script apart in favor of "new ideas." – Box Office Preview", "Can 'Bad Boys for Life' Succeed for Sony Where 'MIB: International' Failed? Dolittle (also referred to as The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle) is a 2020 American fantasy comedy adventure film directed by Stephen Gaghan from a screenplay by Gaghan, Dan Gregor, and Doug Mand, based on a story by Thomas Shepherd.

With the amount of prestigious awards won by the voice cast of Dolittle, it's safe to say that this movie's level of talent is at least equal to that of the 1998 version.

Academy Award-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes is most known for his roles as German officer Amon Goeth in Schindler's List, Dark Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter franchise, and the amiable concierge in The Grand Budapest Hotel. The music superstar plays a giraffe named Betsy who makes up one-half of a dynamic duo with the next entry on the list. [29] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on an A+ to F scale, while PostTrak reported an average of 3 out of 5 stars from viewers they surveyed. The movie is inspired by Hugh Lofting’s book, “The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle.”.

Rassouli loans Dolittle a boat to honour his daughter.

The film underwent three weeks of reshoots in the spring of 2019, under the supervision of Jonathan Liebesman and Chris McKay after initial test screenings yielded poor results. He made his acting debut in 2006's "The Marine," delivered a memorable performance in Amy Schumer's "Trainwreck" in 2015 and has since landed starring roles in Hollywood blockbusters including "Blockers," "Bumblebee" and "Playing With Fire." Drew Barrymore poses in NYC, plus more pics you have to see, Meghan McCain and more celebs react to Rudy Giuliani's scene in 'Borat'. After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle (Downey), famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. [16], Dolittle was released on Digital HD on March 24, 2020, and on DVD, Blu-ray, and Ultra HD Blu-ray on April 7, 2020. Submissions and media releases are always welcome. Jim Carretta as Arthur, a bearded mouse who was in Dolittle's beard before it was shaved.

Kumail Nanjiani is the voice of Plimpton the Ostrich in Dolittle, and Norito Yashima is the Japanese voice. WWE Superstar John Cena has recently sprouted in Hollywood, having appeared in films such as Bumblebee, Trainwreck, Playing with Fire, Blockers, and Ferdinand. Here are all of the actors who are lending their voices to help bring the reboot its quirky, family-friendly charm. While he's also appeared in Papillon and Short Term 12, his next big screen role as the main villain in the upcoming Bond film No Time to Die may be his biggest onscreen performance yet. Tom Holland voices Jip, the faithful dog. Dolittle and Tommy escape but lose Lily's journal to Müdfly and have their ship destroyed. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Dolittle official trailer from Universal Pictures, Markle Signed a Voiceover Deal With Disney, Voiceover: Why Your VO Business Needs a Tagline https://t.co/HlBDpveW0f #voiceovers #vo https://t.co/9BswCq6xqI, Voiceover: Pratt and Holland Goes Onward https://t.co/z3LUDPzMHw #voiceovers #vo https://t.co/SYkyJiIDDx.

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“We had something like 20 speaking characters,” says Aithadi. The polar bear always argue with Plimpton (Kumail Nanjiani.) [17] As of July 12, 2020, the film had made $14.3 million in home media sales. Young star Tom Holland is most known for his superhero role alongside Robert Downey Jr. as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Ralph Fiennes voices Barry, a tiger who attempts to kill, then eat Dr. Dolittle in the film.

Filming began in March 2018 and lasted through June, taking place around the United Kingdom. The 23-year-old Brit has quite the year ahead of him. Liebesman took over McKay's duties and finished the film alongside Gaghan. The breakthrough role garnered him much attention and critical praise including a 2016 Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a drama series. Dolittle leaves his lurcher Jip and a walking stick named Sticks behind to guard the Queen while he's traveling. But aside from being a talented actor, Tom is also a trained dancer: After starring as Billy in "Billy Elliot the Musical," he was scouted by a choreographer and started taking ballet lessons. Sticks reveals that Lord Thomas Badgley, one of the Queen's chairmen, poisoned her in order to take the crown for himself, and it was he who ordered Müdfly to foil Dolittle's quest.

Robert Downey Jr. stars as the title character, alongside Antonio Banderas and Michael Sheen in live-action roles, with Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Tom Holland, Craig Robinson, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, and Marion Cotillard voicing an array of creatures.