Javier Bardem and Shawn Mendes’ upcoming film, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile will be released in India on November 4.
Based on the best-selling children’s book series of the same name by Bernard Waber, the live-action/animated musical comedy is directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon.
The cast also includes actors Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy and Winslow Fegley.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile follows the Primm family who moves to New York City. Their young son Josh (Fegley) struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. All that changes, when he discovers Lyle – a singing crocodile (Mendes) who loves baths, caviar and great music-living in the attic of his new home.
“The two become fast friends, but when Lyle’s existence is threatened by evil neighbour Mr Grumps (Brett Gelman), the Primm’s must band together with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P Valenti (Javier Bardem), to show the world that family can come from the most unexpected places and there’s nothing wrong with a big singing crocodile with an even bigger personality,” according to the official synopsis read.
With original songs performed by Mendes, and written by Oscar-winning writer duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Lyle Lyle Crocodile has screenplay by William Davies.