Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures are preparing to release a new animated Grinch movie on November 9, 2018!
Here is the first trailer to promote the film:
The trailer initially takes you through the tunnels of the Grinch’s home. There, the Grinch is asleep on December 20th when his alarm clock goes off – naturally, to the song Happy.
The Grinch is not amused.
Max is then shown working a Rube Goldberg contraption to make the Grinch a cup of coffee.
Kind of weird, but the Grinch is shown in white underwear and he puts on green fuzzy pants / leggings. This seems to be some politically correct effort to explain why the Grinch is shown without any genitals. As if pantless pretend and cartoon characters for decades have somehow needed to have genitals.
The Grinch is then shown in a grocery store creating chaos.
Various multicultural and more modern looking Whos are shown.
At the end of the trailer the Grinch gets hit in the face by an inflating snowman.
Benedict Cumberbatch voices the Grinch.
The new movie is called The Grinch. Not How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Overall, the trailer was not riotously funny. But it was humorous and showed promise.