The Grinch (also known as Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch) is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy Christmas film produced by Illumination Entertainment. Based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, it is the third screen adaptation of the story, following the television special from 1966 and the live-action feature-length film from 2000.
The Grinch is directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, written by Michael LeSieur and Tommy Swerdlow, narrated by Pharrell Williams, and starring the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely and Angela Lansbury. It is scheduled to be released by Universal Pictures in the United States on November 9, 2018 in RealD 3D and selected IMAX theaters.
- Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, a grumpy, green creature who dislikes Christmas.
- Cameron Seely as Cindy Lou Who, a young resident of Whoville.
- Rashida Jones as Donna Lou Who, Cindy’s overworked mother.
- Kenan Thompson as Bricklebaum
- Angela Lansbury as The Mayor of Whoville
- Pharrell Williams as The Narrator
- Ramone Hamilton as Axl
- Scarlett Estevez as Izzy