Marvel superhero, Robert Downey Jr. is coming in a new movie “Dolittle” with Stephen Gaghan (Traffic) on the director chair. Based on the character, Doctor Dolittle created by Hugh Lofting is an upcoming fantasy-adventure written by Thomas Shepherd.

Primarily known as “The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle”, this interesting new drama includes Oscar-nominated voice cast and other actors. The storyline of the movie focus on a physician (Dr. John Dolittle), who can talk with animals. After the death of his wife, seven years earlier, the famous doctor and veterinarian in Victoria England, shut himself in the high walls of Dolittle house, away from the rest of the world with only animals for company. The twisted journey of the movie began when a young Queen Victoria Falls gravely ill and he had no choice to fly to the mystical island in search of a cure. In his adventurous way, he crosses old adversaries and wonderful creatures. He joined by animal friends and young apprentices on this journey.

Dolittle: Release Date

This upcoming new adventure fantasy comedy will hit the theatres on January 17, 2020, distributed by Universal Pictures.

Dolittle: Cast

Directed by Stephen Gaghan (Syriana and Gold), Dolittle is produced by a team of Susan Downey, Joe Roth, and Jeff Kirschenbaum. The story of the movie is written by Thomas Shepherd. The cinematographer and editor of the movie are Guillermo Navarro, Craig Alpert, and Nick Moore. The music composer of the movie is Danny Elfman.

The other cast of Dolittle include Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man and Avengers: Endgame) as Dr. John Dolittle, a physician who speak with animals, Harry Collett (Ethel and Ernest) as Tommy Stubbins, Dolittle’s apprentice, Jessie Buckley (I’d Do Anything) as Queen Victoria, Antonio Banderas as Rossouli and others.

Voice cast of Dolittle

The voice cast of Dolittle includes Oscar winners Octavia Spencer as Dab-Dab, an enthusiastic and crazy duck, Marion Cotillard as Tutu, a fox and others such as Emma Thompson as Polynesia, Dr. Dolittle wise advisor, Rami Malek as Chee-Chee, noble and anxious gorilla, John Cena as Yoshi, an upbeat polar bear, Kumail Nanjiani as Plimpton, a cynical ostrich, Craig Robinson as Fleming, a mouse and others.

Dolittle: Trailer