Tony Stark could also be useless, however his earthly visage carries on, on this case, reincarnated because the beloved zoolinguist Dr. John Dolittle in Common Footage’s upcoming “epic” journey, Dolittle, hitting theatres January 17, 2020. Karma’s not a bitch! Within the simply launched trailer, the drive behind Iron Man returns to the large display screen with a Sherlock Holmes wardrobe and a curious accent. Highlights embody Robert Downey Jr. driving an ostrich, preventing a tiger, and winking at young children. Additionally, Antonio Banderas’s racoonish guy-liner makes an extremely temporary look. After watching the trailer just a few occasions, we’re nonetheless undecided of the plot, however we all know this for sure: we love you animals 3000, and we love you too, RDJ.
After shedding his spouse seven years earlier, the eccentric Dolittle, famed physician and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the excessive partitions of Dolittle Manor with solely his menagerie of unique animals for firm. However when the younger queen (Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose) falls gravely ailing, a reluctant Dolittle is compelled to set sail on an epic journey to a legendary island in quest of a treatment, regaining his wit and braveness as he crosses previous adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures. Invigorating!
The physician is joined on his quest by a younger, self-appointed apprentice (Dunkirk’s Harry Collett) and a raucous coterie of animal associates, together with an anxious gorilla (Oscar winner Rami Malek, all the time a champion in our e book), an enthusiastic however bird-brained duck (Oscar winner Octavia Spencer), a bickering duo of a cynical ostrich (The Massive Sick’s Kumail Nanjiani) and an upbeat polar bear (John Cena, Bumblebee) and a headstrong parrot (Oscar winner Emma Thompson), who serves as Dolittle’s most trusted advisor and confidante.
Together with Banderas, the movie additionally stars Michael Sheen (The Queen), Oscar winner Jim Broadbent and the extra voice performances of Oscar winner Marion Cotillard, Frances de la Tour, Carmen Ejogo, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, Tom Holland, and Craig Robinson.
The movie is directed by Academy Award winner Stephen Gaghan (Syriana, Visitors), and produced by Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum, below their Roth/Kirschenbaum Movies shingle (Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent), and Susan Downey (Sherlock Holmes franchise, The Choose) for Group Downey. The movie is government produced by Robert Downey Jr., Sarah Bradshaw (The Mummy, Maleficent) and Zachary Roth (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil).
Supply: Common Footage