Benedict Cumberbatch to Star In ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’

Universal revealed at Cinemacon this week that Benedict Cumberbatch is set to play The Grinch in Illumination Entertainment’s animated feature ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’.

cumberbatch will play the grinch

The movie is currently due for release on the 10th of November 2017 and will feature the British star of the BBC’s Sherlock TV series and the hotly anticipated Marvel movie Doctor Strange in the lead role.

Though little else is known about the movie at this time, Universal also announced that South Park co-creator Trey Parker will voice the villain in the company’s third installment of Despicable Me, ‘Despicable Me 3’.