WHO’S IN IT?

Robert Downey Jr. (Avengers: Endgame), Harry Collett (Dunkirk), Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory), Michael Sheen (The Queen), Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose), Ralph Ineson (The Witch), Jim Broadbent (Moulin Rouge!), Kasia Smutniak (In Your Hands), Carmel Laniado (film debut), Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee), Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody), John Cena (Playing With Fire), Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water), Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Far From Home), Craig Robinson (Pineapple Express), Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Selena Gomez (Spring Breakers), Marion Cotillard (Inception), Carmen Ejogo (Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Frances de la Tour (The History Boys)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Stephen Gaghan (Syriana), director, writer; Susan Downey (The Judge), Jeff Kirschenbaum (xXx: Return of Xander Cage) and Joe Roth (Maleficent), producers; Danny Elfman (Alice in Wonderland), composer; Guillermo Navarro (Pan’s Labyrinth), cinematographer; Craig Alpert (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

When Queen Victoria (Buckley) falls gravely ill, reclusive physician Doctor John Dolittle (Downey Jr.) – who has the remarkable ability to talk to animals – is forced to set sail on an epic adventure with his many animal companions, to a mythical island that could hold the cure…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Robert Downey Jr. becomes the latest actor to play Doctor Dolittle in a historical and fantastical reboot with dazzling effects and an all-star voice cast as the many animals who he can miraculously speak to.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 2020

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