EXCLUSIVE: Loopy Wealthy Asians star Constance Wu is about to co-star reverse Javier Bardem and Winslow Fegley in Will Speck & Josh Gordon’s Lyle, Lyle Crocodile for Sony Pictures. Speck & Gordon will direct with the script being tailored by Will Davies. The movie is predicated on the best-selling kids’s ebook by Bernard Waber.
First printed in 1965, the venerable kids’s story revolves across the title reptile who lives in a home on East 88th Road in New York Metropolis. Lyle enjoys serving to the Primm household with on a regular basis chores, and taking part in with the neighborhood youngsters. He’s the happiest crocodile any residence ever had…till one neighbor insists that Lyle belongs in a zoo. Mr. Grumps and his cat, Loretta, don’t like crocodiles, and all the things Lyle does to win them over appears to go improper. It’s going to take all of Lyle’s attraction—and braveness—to disclose the hero, and good friend, behind the massive crocodile smile.
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Speck & Gordon are producing alongside Hutch Parker. Dan Wilson is government producing for Hutch Parker Leisure and Kevin Okay. Vafi is government producing for Speck & Gordon. Pasek & Paul are additionally government producing. Brittany Morrissey is overseeing the venture for the studio. Pasek & Paul are writing unique songs in addition to government producing.
The movie will bow on July 22, 2022.
Wu rose to fame for her function within the ABC sequence Contemporary Off the Boat which earned her a Critics Selection Tv Award nomination and included as a part of TIME’s Most Influential Folks of 2017. She wrapped the sixth and remaining season of the sequence final 12 months. Wu additionally starred in Warner Bros. romantic comedy hit movie, Loopy Wealthy Asians and the field workplace hit movie Hustlers. Most just lately she appeared in Amazon anthology sequence, Solos and is at present in manufacturing on the Amazon Studios’ conspiracy thriller sequence The Terminal Checklist.
She is repped by CAA, Principal Leisure LA, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman.