Chris Pratt is set to voice Garfield in a new animated movie. It was announced just today that Pratt will voice the lasagna-loving, Monday-hating, comic strip cat in a new animated movie from Sony Pictures.
The new Garfield movie will be released worldwide, excluding China. Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson’s Alcon Entertainment is behind the new film. The script will be written by Oscar nominee David Reynolds, and will be directed by Mark Dindal. Reynolds and Dindal previously worked together on The Emperor’s New Groove. Davis will also serve as Executive Producer, along with Bridget McMeeel and Craig Sost. John Cohen and Steven P. Wegner produce alongside Kosove and Johnson.
The un-titled Garfield movie will be animated and produced by DNEG Animation, which recently worked on the animated film Ron’s Gone Wrong. DNEG CEO Namit Malhotra and president Tom Jacomb are both serving as producers.
Garfield previously appeared on the big screen in an animated/live-action hybrid in 2004, and its sequel in 2006. Bill Murray voiced the cat in both of those films.
Pratt has done voice work for the Lego Movie films, Pixar’s Onward, and the upcoming Super Mario Bros. animated movie, where he stars as Mario.
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