MCU’s Tony Stark fame actor Robert Downey Jr. has finally expanded his domain out from the superhero genre to something we all would have loved to watch. Though the movie failed to match the expectations of the spectators, it still managed to deliver a clean hit on the box office. Based on a story by Thomas Shepherd with the titular character created by Hugh Lofting, the movie is a reboot of the original film titled, ‘Doctor Dolittle’ with its modern comedy counterparts. Theatrically released on January 17, 2020, in the United States, the movie has a run time of 101 minutes, which grossed 227 million US dollars worldwide, and is the third highest-grossing film of 2020 right now. The movie has already appeared on Digital and is all set to be released on DVD, Blu-ray, and Ultra HD Blu-ray. Keep reading further for getting acknowledged with more information about the DVD release of the movie, the cast members, the storyline, and other details.
Dolittle DVD update
The movie is scheduled to arrive on DVD, Blu-ray, and on Ultra HD Blu-ray on April 7, 2020. The Digital release of the movie has already taken place on March 24, 2020. Announced in March 2017, the shooting of the project began in March 2018 and continued till June in the United Kingdom. Some of the scenes of the movie were reshot for three weeks in spring 2019 due to the poor results of the original ones. The movie was distributed by Universal Pictures and was directed by Stephen Gaghan.
Dolittle Official Trailer
Here is the official trailer of Dolittle—
The movie stars Robert Downey Jr. as the title character with a special ability to talk to the animals, besides starring, Michael Sheen and Antonio Banderas in live-action characters, with other celebrities including the Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson, Octavia Spencer, Rami Malek, Ralph Fiennes, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Selena Gomez, Tom Holland, Craig Robinson and Marion Cotillard lending their voice to other characters.
Dolittle Production Details
The adventurous tale of The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle is produced by Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Susan Downey, and Robert Downey Jr.; the screenplay is done by Stephen Gaghan, Dan Gregor, and Doug Mand; with Roth/Kirschenbaum Films, Team Downey and Perfect World Pictures attached to its name as the production house.
The movie is a 2020 American fantasy adventure film that centers on a man named Dolittle, who can converse with animals. The man decides to be a loner wandering behind the high wall of his mansion, after his wife’s death but is compelled to go on an epic adventure in search of the cure to a special disease from which the queen is suffering. Dolittle is accompanied in his search by his unruly animal friends—including Chee-Chee, who is an anxious and self-conscious gorilla; Dab-Dab, who is an enthusiastic duck with the brain of a bird, a quarrelsome pair of ostrich, a chilled polar bear named Yoshi, and a bad-tempered parrot, Polynesia.