Shawn Mendes to voice singing reptile in adaptation of Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile


Shawn Mendes will voice a beloved singing crocodile within the upcoming film adaptation of Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, Sony Photos has confirmed.

he Canadian singer, 23, will deliver the title character of Lyle to life in addition to contribute to songs within the animated musical, which relies on the favored kids’s e book by Bernard Waber.

The movie, which shall be tailored by Will Davies and directed by Oscar-nominated duo Will Speck and Josh Gordon, is because of be launched by Sony Photos in November.


Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (Tune Photos)

Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (Tune Photos)

The plot of the movie has not but been revealed however the kids’s e book follows the lifetime of Lyle the crocodile who lives with the Primm household in New York Metropolis and enjoys serving to them out with chores.

Lyle is well-loved by everybody within the neighbourhood aside from a cranky neighbour Mr Grumps who insists the crocodile belongs in a zoo, nonetheless, all the pieces Lyle does to try to win him over appears to go incorrect.

Constance Wu, Winslow Fegley, and Scoot McNairy will play the Primm household and Brett Gelman as Mr Grumps.

Being The Ricardos star Javier Bardem may even be becoming a member of the solid because the character Hector P Valenti.


Shawn Mendes has also contributed to songs in the upcoming animated musical (Ian West/PA)

Shawn Mendes has additionally contributed to songs within the upcoming animated musical (Ian West/PA)


Shawn Mendes has additionally contributed to songs within the upcoming animated musical (Ian West/PA)

The movie’s govt producers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul wrote authentic songs for the movie alongside Mendes, Ari Afsar, Emily Gardner, Xu Corridor, Mark Sonnenblick and Joriah Kwame.

Mendes has loved a profitable musical profession, having produced 4 studio albums which have all topped the charts in America and Canada.

In 2019, he was nominated for worldwide male solo artist on the Brit Awards and has acquired three Grammy Award nods, together with tune of the yr for In My Blood and finest pop vocal album for his self-titled document Shawn Mendes in 2019.

He additionally picked up a Grammy nomination in 2020 for finest pop duo efficiency for his collaboration on the monitor Senorita together with his ex-girlfriend Camila Cabello.

The couple introduced in November that they’d known as a halt to their romantic relationship however would stay “finest buddies”.

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is because of be launched by Sony Photos on November 18.


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