“The Grinch” - new cartoon with participation of Benedict Cumberbatch
After 11 years of operation, Illumination Studios has now confirmed its position in the animation industry. From Minions to rabbit Snowball, the lovely characters of Illumination quickly "shoot the hearts" of audiences. By the end of 2018, the company will return with a new character in the film entitled “The Grinch”. Grinch is an unattractive guy with unpleasant personality and lives alone in a mountain cave with a loyal dog called Max.
The trailer opens with the context of December 20, when Christmas Day is approaching. At this time Grinch is still sleeping on a nice baking bed, the ringtone of alarm clock with the familiar tune of Happy (Farrell William) suddenly rings out.
Grinch wants to turn off the too loud alarm but he is lazy to step out of the warm bed. So with his temper, he throws all the things he can find, from the book he reads to the lamp on the table to the watch that is ringing. But contrary to what he wants, the ringtone still rings, so Grinch is helpless to scream and reluctant to start a new day.
Grinch's morning begins with elaborate and elaborate rituals prepared by Max, his faithful and lovely dog. Max can do everything himself, from making a delicious coffee cup to finding the suitable dress for Grinch to wear on. Max's way of preparing everything for Grinch makes viewers laugh at the cleverness and agility of this character.
Living alone with Max in the cave and full of the necessities that make Grinch more isolate from the outside world. He just comes out of the house when he is out of food. And December 20 is such a day. In the cold winter air and heavy snow, Grinch wears a red scarf, his hands clasps behind his back, steps forward and declares he will "do bad things" this day.
With a new idea when the protagonist is the villain directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney, “The Grinch” has garnered media attention when it released Benedict Cumberbatch's voice for Grinch. With the creative story of Illumination, surely the next evolution of the character will have surprising moves.
Based on the classic children's book by Dr. Seuss in 1957, the story of Grinch has been adapted many times on stage and screen. The most recent live-action adaptation is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) with the participation of Jim Carrey. It grossed $ 260 million in the United States and $ 345 million worldwide, making it the second-highest-grossing movie of all time, after “Home Alone”.
Following that success, Universal and Illumination officially embark on this challenging game as they transforms into colorful cartoon filled with laughter and meaningful messages which are sent to young children behind the story.
By: Oralie Smith