WHO’S IN IT?

Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange), Cameron Seely (The Greatest Showman), Rashida Jones (The Muppets), Kenan Thompson (Going In Style), Angela Lansbury (Nanny McPhee), Pharrell Williams (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Yarrow Cheney (The Secret Life of Pets) and Scott Mosier (film debut), directors; Michael LeSieur (You, Me and Dupree) and Tommy Swerdlow (Cool Runnings), writers; Janet Healy (The Lorax) and Christopher Meledandri (Despicable Me), producers; Danny Elfman (Edward Scissorhands), composer; Chris Cartagena (Free Birds), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Fed up with the constant festive celebrations of his neighbours in Whoville, the grumpy and reclusive Grinch (Cumberbatch) hatches a plan to steal Christmas from them by dressing up as Santa and taking all their presents and decorations. However, his cover is in danger of being blown by the unsuspecting efforts of young Cindy Lou Who (Seely), who has her own mission to meet Santa Claus this year…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The creators of Despicable Me bring you an all-new and fully-animated version of the classic Dr. Seuss story, with Benedict Cumberbatch lending his vocals to the green and mean creature himself.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 2018