The first teaser trailer for the upcoming Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile big screen adaptation is here!
Shawn Mendes voices the titular character, who is CGI animated alongside live-action.
Javier Bardem, Constance Wu, Winslow Fegley, Scoot McNairy and Brett Gelman also star in the upcoming musical comedy, based on the book series by Bernard Waber.
“so proud to be a part of @LyleCrocodile. i’ve always been in awe of the work that @pasekandpaul do & it was also a dream working with the entire Lyle team. Javier, Constance and the entire cast are magical, I can’t wait for you all to see this film x,” Shawn shared on social media.
Watch the teaser and learn more inside…
Here’s a synopsis: When the Primm family (Wu, McNairy, Fegley) moves to New York City, their young son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. All of 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 neighbor Mr. Grumps (Gelman), the Primm’s must band together with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P. Valenti (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.
The upcoming film features original songs performed by Shawn, written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, as well as Ari Afsar, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Mark Sonnenblick, and Joriah Kwamé.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is set to hit theaters on October 7th!
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