Dr. Strange to Dr. Seuss: Benedict Cumberbatch turns new Grinch
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Washington D.C., April 14 : Guess who is the new Grinch in the upcoming holiday classic Dr. Seuss' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas?' It's 'Dr. Strange' Benedict Cumberbatch.
Set to release in November 2017, the movie will tell the tale of the Grinch, who plots to ruin Christmas for the residents of his iconic village of Whoville, reports Entertainment Weekly.
The Grinch, adapted by writer Michael LeSieur from Dr. Seuss' book, will be directed by Pete Candeland and Yarrow Cheney.
Jim Carrey voiced the titular character in the 2000 version directed by Ron Howard, earning more than USD 55 million its opening weekend.