How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2018 film)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Directed by Peter Candeland
Yarrow Cheney
Produced by Chris Meledandri
Janet Healy
Scott Mosier
Written by Michael LeSieur
Based on How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
by Dr. Seuss
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
Music by John Powell
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09) (US)
Country United States
Language English

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is an upcoming American computer-animated Christmas comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is based on Dr. Seuss' story of the same name. The film will be released on November 9, 2018 by Universal Pictures.



Illumination Entertainment is developing a 3D animated feature film,[1] with Peter Candeland and Yarrow Cheney set to direct it and Benedict Cumberbatch voicing the title character.[2] It was originally scheduled to be released on November 10, 2017,[3] but in June 2016, it was pushed back to November 9, 2018.[4]


  1. Kit, Borys (February 7, 2013). "'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' Remake in the Works at Universal". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 7, 2013.
  2. Kroll, Justin (April 13, 2016). "Benedict Cumberbatch to Voice the Grinch in 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'". Variety.
  3. "Universal Dates 'Despicable Me 3,' New 'Grinch Who Stole Christmas'". The Hollywood Reporter. 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2014-01-16.
  4. Kroll, Justin (June 7, 2016). "Illumination's 'The Grinch' Pushed Back to 2018". Variety. Retrieved June 7, 2016.

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