I was fortunate enough to attend the premiere of this movie and it was terrific! I would call it a parable for loneliness. A must see for families of all ages!
A family moves into a house and there’s a crocodile living upstairs. This is how our main character, played by Winslow Fegley, learns to overcome his fears and shyness, through interactions with this new friend. Did I mention I got to take a photo with the star, with a photo bomb by Shawn Medes!
Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, starring Academy Award-winner Javier Bardem, Constance Wu and Shawn Mendes, is a live-action/CGI musical comedy that brings this beloved character to a new, global audience.
When the Primm family (Wu, Scoot McNairy, Winslow Fegley) moves to New York City, their young son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. All of that changes when he discovers Lyle – a singing crocodile (Mendes) who loves baths, caviar and great music-living in the attic of his new home. The two become fast friends, but when Lyle’s existence is threatened by evil neighbor Mr. Grumps (Brett Gelman), the Primms must band together with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P. Valenti (Bardem), to show the world that family can come from the most unexpected places and there’s nothing wrong with a big singing crocodile with an even bigger personality.
LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE opens in theaters on October 7th!