if you listen Shawn Mendes voicing an anthropomorphic crocodile sounds adorable, cute and funny, but not surprising. But if you listen Javier Bardem If you play the role of a showman and the owner of the said crocodile, it will surely amaze you. From sleazy and serious characters to a comedic role, it’s definitely a complete about-face for them No country for old men Star. But that’s one of the most exciting things about it Lyle, Lyle, crocodile. The film has a very interesting cast (which we’ll get to in a moment) and is a long-awaited family film for fall 2022.
Against the backdrop of the always exciting New York City, Lyle, Lyle, crocodile is packed with drama, adventure, comedy and of course lots of singing and dancing. So you can expect nothing less than the ultimate in live-action/animated musical comedy entertainment. Based on the 1965 children’s book series of the same name Bernhard Waber, the story follows a young boy, Josh, who discovers a singing crocodile living in his attic and they become instant friends. But when his neighbor, Mr. Grumps, threatens Lyle’s presence, Josh must find a way to protect his new friend who’s also like family.
The film comes from the directing duo of want bacon and Josh Gordonwho turned a funny children’s fairy tale into a lavish musical film, with an entertaining and interesting cast, headlining Mendes and Bardem.
So, before the movie hits theaters this October, check out the main characters and who’s playing who Lyle, Lyle, crocodileand sing along with the most charming crocodile you’ve ever met.
Lyle the crocodile is the star of the story. You could even call him “the protagonist” without whom this story would not exist. Lyle is a saltwater crocodile (there are other species) who lives in the attic of the house the Primm family just moved into. But he’s no ordinary reptile. He sings in the shower and outside, enjoys long, luxurious baths and loves caviar. In other words, Lyle appears to be a true performing artist. When Josh, the child of the family, discovers Lyle, they develop an instant bond. Although he cannot speak like you would expect, he communicates through singing. But Lyle’s presence in this house might be short-lived until Josh does something about it.
The central character of Lyle is voiced by singing sensation Shawn Mendes. The award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pop star debuted with his debut studio album, handwrittenin 2015, which topped the US Billboard 200. He is best known for other hit singles such as “Treat You Better,” “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” and “Señorita.” Mendes also acted in the documentary. Shawn Mendes: Surprisedand on TV shows like The voice and Saturday night live. Lyle, Lyle, crocodile is his first feature film role.
Javier Bardem as Hector P. Valenti
Hector is Lyle’s charismatic owner and old partner, but most of all his friend. You could even say they were a showbiz duo but somehow got separated. From what we know so far, Hector is an exuberant man with a lot of excitement and enthusiasm for music, dance and performance arts in general. He’s the greatest showman the city has ever seen. When he returns to Lyle, the duo embark on another journey of adventure to show the world how exciting it can be to be different.
The character of Hector Valenti is played by Oscar-winning Spanish actor Javier Bardem. He is best known for his work in No country for old men which earned him an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. In his 30-year career, he has acted in a variety of Hollywood and European films of various genres, including popular titles such as Vicky Christina Barcelona, security, eat, pray, love, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Talesand the latest Be the Ricardos. Bardem will appear in upcoming projects like The little mermaid and Dune: Part Twoslated for a 2023 release.
Winslow Fegley as Josh Primm
Josh Primm is the child of the family who moves with his parents into an old brownstone in the city. New to town and the neighborhood, Josh finds it difficult to adjust to his new surroundings and friends and is often anxious. He is the first to spot Lyle in the attic. They bond immediately, on the grounds that they are both different and see themselves as outsiders in the world as it is. Josh finds a new best friend in Lyle and tries to convince his parents to treat the crocodile as part of their family.
Starring as Josh Primm is a child actor Winslow Fegley. In his short five-year career, the 13-year-old actor has appeared in quite a few films and TV shows The good doctor, Timmy Failure: Mistakes were madeand 8-bit Christmas. He is best known for his roles in night books and Rapid Layne. Fegley will next appear in the biopic, Spinning Gold.
Katie Primm is Josh’s mother and Joseph Primm’s wife. She seems very excited about moving to New York, but also worries that her son will not be able to adjust to the new environment. When she spots Lyle in a bathtub, her immediate reaction is fear and panic, but Josh manages to convince her how kind and loveable Lyle can be. Soon Katie and Lyle become friends. Katie also helps Josh protect Lyle and keep him inside despite her neighbor’s harassment.
award winning actor, Constance Wu plays the role of Katie Primm. Wu was listed in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World (2017) and is best known for her work on ABC degrees off the boatamong many popular movies and TV shows like parallels, Covert affairs, Eastsiderand Royal pains. She is best known for her roles in Crazy rich Asiansfollowed by hustlers and The terminal list.
Scoot McNairy as Joseph Primm
Joseph Primm is Josh’s father and Katie’s husband who is pretty excited to have moved to New York City with his family. When he finds out about Lyle, he’s not only shocked, he wants to get rid of the strange animal immediately. But when he meets Hector and learns more about Lyle, Joseph begins to realize that Lyle is quite a kind and lovable creature. He even takes up boxing training again with Lyle, a passion he gave up years ago.
The role of Joseph Primm is played by Scoot McNairy. McNairy, actor and film producer, has appeared in many popular and award-winning films. He is mostly known for his work in big films like argon, 12 years a slave, Ex girlfriend, Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Once upon a time in Hollywood, A Quiet Place Part IIand for TV shows like Stop and catch fire, True detective, godlessand Narcos: Mexico. Next up will be McNairy The happiest girl in the world, night bitchand fairyland.
Brett Gelman as Mr Grumps
You could say that Mr. Grumps is the villain of the story and Lyle’s nemesis, and therefore Josh’s enemy as well. He’s the Primms’ evil neighbor and doesn’t particularly like them, or maybe because Lyle lives with them. In the original book series, Grumps is described as “grumpy” who not only despises Lyle but wants him kicked out of the house, largely because Lyle seems to startle his cat, Loretta. The movie version of his character would likely be the same, and from what we know so far, he’ll try to call animal control and capture Lyle.
Actor, producer, author and comedian Brett Gelman plays the role of Mr. Grumps. He is best known for his role in eagle heart and is best known for his roles in popular series such as stranger things and fleasack. He has also acted in comedy series like Go on, Married, Another periodand American dad! and in films like The other guys, 30 minutes or less, lemon (which he also wrote) and room for rent. Gelman will star in the upcoming film Surroundand TV series, lady in the lake.
Lyle, Lyle, crocodile hits theaters this fall on October 7, 2022.
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