After sending the internet into a frenzy following the announcement that he is voicing Mario in a new feature, Chris Pratt has snagged another big voice role. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Pratt is on board to voice the lovable cat Garfield in a new animated film from Sony Pictures.
Per the initial report, David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) will write the new take on Garfield with Mark Dindal (The Emperor’s New Groove) directing. Moreover, Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson (Dolphine Tale) and Broderick Johnson (My Dog Skip) will serve as executive producers on behalf of Alcon Entertainment.
Garfield is an American comic strip created by Jim Davis, originally published in 1976. Garfield chronicles the life of the title character, Garfield the cat; Jon Arbuckle, his human owner; and Odie, the dog. The strip has spawned several animated television specials, two animated television series, and two theatrical feature-length live-action/CGI animated films, starring Bill Murray.
Up next for Pratt is the recently-wrapped Jurassic World: Dominion. The actor last appeared in Pixar’s Onward alongside Tom Holland and will return for James Gunn’s third Guardians of the Galaxy. Additionally, the Star-Lord actor will reprise his MCU role in Taika Waititi‘s Thor: Love and Thunder. Moreover, the former Parks & Rec star will return to the TV medium in Amazon’s upcoming drama series The Terminal List.
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