The brand new Garfield lastly has an official launch date, which means we’ll get to see if the web was proper or not about Chris Pratt’s casting within the title position. For no matter cause, the combo of Pratt voicing each Garfield the cat and Mario from Tremendous Mario Bros. had folks flipping out. Social media was having a little bit of a tough patch with Chris Pratt on the time. Both manner, the lasagna-munching Monday-hating orange cat involves the large display screen on February 16, 2024.
As of now, the studio hasn’t actually shared any plot particulars. It looks as if they’re conserving any information in regards to the film underneath lock and key. We do know, nevertheless, that Samuel L. Jackson may also star within the movie as a model new character, Vic, who’s Garfield’s father. Garfield’s household has been explored a bit within the comedian strips, however his father has by no means made an look, by the title Vic or in any other case.
The film goes to be directed by Mark Dindal, identified for films like The Emperor’s New Groove and Chicken Little. He’s additionally completed in depth particular results work on different Disney films like The Little Mermaid and The Rescuers Down Below. The script involves Dindal by David Reynolds, one of many primary writers behind The Emperor’s New Groove and Finding Nemo.
This’ll be the primary time Garfield has made it to theaters since Garfield: The Film in 2004, and its 2006 sequel Garfield: A Story Of Two Kitties. These two films, when you don’t bear in mind, weren’t actually obtained all that nicely. In actual fact, Bill Murray even jokes about how they’d be his solely regrets in Zombieland. Each films have a Rotten Tomatoes rating of lower than 20 p.c. Right here’s hoping that the 2024 launch helps us all overlook.
As soon as once more, Garfield is scheduled for a launch on February 16, 2024.
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