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Today, we will do mean things, and we will do them in style!

— The Grinch

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch is an upcoming CGI animated film adaptation of Dr. Seuss' storybook How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, in development by Illumination Entertainment.[1] Directed by Peter Candeland, it will be the studio's second film adaptation of a Dr. Seuss book, the first being 2012's The Lorax. Benedict Cumberbatch will be starring as the voice of the Grinch. It was originally scheduled to be released on November 10, 2017,[2] but in June 2016, it was pushed back to November 9, 2018.[3]




  1. The WRAP: Universal to Release New 'Grinch' Movie, 'Despicable Me 3' in 2017
  2. Universal Dates 'Despicable Me 3,' New 'Grinch Who Stole Christmas'. The Hollywood Reporter (2011-11-17). Retrieved on 2014-01-16.
  3. Kroll, Justin (June 7, 2016). "Illumination's ‘The Grinch’ Pushed Back to 2018", Variety. Retrieved on June 7, 2016. 

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