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The Grinch (also known as Dr. Seuss' The Grinch) is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated Christmas comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. Based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss story How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, it is being directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, written by Michael LeSieur and Tommy Swerdlow, and stars Benedict Cumberbatch. The film is scheduled to be released by Universal Pictures on November 9, 2018. The film will be given a Real D 3D and IMAX 3D release.

  • Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier
  • Produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy
  • Written by Michael LeSieur and Tommy Swerdlow
  • Based on How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss
  • Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Music by Danny Elfman
  • Edited by Chris Cartagena
  • Production companies: Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment
  • Distributed by Universal Pictures
  • Release date: November 9, 2018
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English


  • Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch