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About The Film

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Now on Blu-ray and Digital


Based on the book series by Bernard Waber, LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE is a live-action/CGI musical comedy film that will bring this favorite character to life and introduce him to a new, global audience. 


Starring Javier Bardem as “Hector P. Valenti,” Constance Wu, Winslow Fegley and Scoot McNairy as “the Primm family,” and Brett Gelman as “Mr. Grumps,” the beloved singing crocodile Lyle will be voiced by music artist Shawn Mendes.


Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, who are executive producing, will be writing original songs for the film alongside Shawn Mendes, Ari Afsar, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Mark Sonnenblick, and Joriah Kwamé.


Directed and produced by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, the screenplay is by Will Davies. The film is also produced by Hutch Parker and executive produced by Kevin K. Vafi, Dan Wilson, and Robert J. Dohrmann. The Sony Pictures film will release in the US on October 7, 2022.


Directed by:

Will Speck and Josh Gordon

Screenplay by:

Will Davies

Based on the Book Series by:

Bernard Waber

Produced by:

Hutch Parker Will Speck Josh Gordon

Executive Producers:

Kevin K. Vafi Dan Wilson Robert J. Dohrmann Benj Pasek Justin Paul Tarak Ben Ammar Andy Mitchell


Javier Bardem Constance Wu Winslow Fegley Scoot McNairy Brett Gelman and Shawn Mendes as Lyle

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