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The Garfield Movie Details:

Based onGarfield by Jim Davis
Country United States
Language English
GenreAnimation, Adventure, Comedy
Release DateMay 24, 2024
Running TimeTBA
Voice CastChris Pratt
Samuel L. Jackson
Hannah Waddingham
Ving Rhames
Nicholas Hoult
Directed by Mark Dindal
Screenplay byPaul A. Kaplan
Mark Torgove
David Reynolds
Produced byJohn Cohen
Broderick Johnson
Andrew Kosove
Steven P. Wegner
Craig Sost
Namit Malhotra
Crosby Clyse
Edited by Mark Keefer
Music byJohn Debney
Production CompaniesColumbia Pictures
Alcon Entertainment
DNEG Animation
Distributor Sony Pictures Releasing

The Garfield Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Chris Pratt as Garfield, a cynical and lazy orange tabby cat who loves lasagna and hates Mondays
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Vic, Garfield’s estranged father
  • Hannah Waddingham
  • Ving Rhames
  • Nicholas Hoult as Jon Arbuckle, Garfield’s owner
  • Cecily Strong
  • Harvey Guillén as Odie, a dim-witted yellow dog and Garfield’s best friend
  • Brett Goldstein
  • Bowen Yang

Storyline:

Garfield (voiced by Chris Pratt), the world-famous, Monday-hating, lasagna-loving indoor cat, is about to have a wild outdoor adventure! After an unexpected reunion with his long-lost father – scruffy street cat Vic (voiced by Samuel L. Jackson) – Garfield and his canine friend Odie are forced from their perfectly pampered life into joining Vic in a hilarious, high-stakes heist.

About The Garfield Movie:

The Garfield Movie is an upcoming American animated adventure comedy film directed by Mark Dindal from a screenplay written by Paul A. Kaplan, Mark Torgove, and David Reynolds. The film stars Chris Pratt as the voice of the titular character, alongside the voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Hannah Waddingham, and Ving Rhames.

The film is based on the comic strip Garfield created by Jim Davis.

Development of the film began in May 2016. In November 2021, Chris Pratt was announced to play the role of Garfield, with animation provided by DNEG Animation.

The Garfield Movie is Alcon Entertainment’s first animated film.

This is the third theatrical Garfield movie. The first two ones were Garfield: The Movie (2004) and Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006). However, this is the first theatrical Garfield movie to be an animated film unlike the previous two which were live-action.

It is the third collaboration between John Debney and Mark Dindal after The Emperor’s New Groove (2000) and Chicken Little (2005).

Mark Dindal and David Reynolds’ first collaboration after The Emperor’s New Groove (2000).

The Garfield Movie is scheduled for theatrical release in the United States on May 24, 2024, which will mark the 20th anniversary of the first live-action movie Garfield: The Movie (2004). The film was previously scheduled for release on February 16, 2024.

In April 2021, Sony signed deals with Netflix and Disney for the rights to their 2022 to 2026 film slate, following the films’ theatrical and home media windows. Netflix signed for exclusive “pay 1 window” streaming rights, which is typically an 18-month window and included The Garfield Movie. Disney signed for “pay 2 window” rights for the films, which would be streamed on Disney+ and Hulu as well as broadcast on Disney’s linear television networks.


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