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Dr Seuss’ ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ New Movie Coming Out Next Year

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Illumination and Universal Pictures present an animated feature film, The Grinch, based on the beloved holiday classic.

Benedict Cumberbatch will be the voice of the famous “Grinch” who lives a lonely life inside a cave only accompanied by his loyal dog Max.  

Each year at Christmastime, The Grinch’s least favorite time of the year, the Whoville residents really get under his skin with their bright and cheery celebrations.  When the Whos suggest they are going to celebrate Christmas in a bigger way this year, the Grinch concludes he must put an end to the happiness by stealing Christmas.  

Dr Seuss' Grinch Movie 2018

Credit: Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures


How will The Grinch steal Christmas?  Posing as Santa Claus of course!

However, down in Who-ville, little Cindy Lou Who is full of Christmas cheer and has a goal to meet Santa Claus and thank him for everything he does.  How will this end up?  Will Cindy Lou Who meet Santa Claus after all? 

The movie is slated to come out in the 2018 Christmas season.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas photos

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS — Pictured: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” Key Art — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)


However – good news for The Grinch movie fans!  The beloved classic holiday animated film, ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ will air on NBC on Christmas Day!

The Christmas special puts together the famous Dr Seuss and animator Chuck Jones to bring the classic book to life on television.  The voice of the star, The Grinch is played by Boris Karloff and June Foray as Cindy Lou Who.

‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ created in 1966 is a timeless classic loved by people of many generations.  

What is this movie about?

It stars the green and small-hearted Grinch and features the lovable town of Whoville.  The Grinch is set on stealing every material piece belonging to the residents of Whoville.  

The Grinch learns he cannot remove the spirit of Christmas from the spirits of the Whos.

‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ Photos

 Catch ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ on NBC Christmas Day, December 25th from 8 – 8:30pm ET.