The cast will be led by Robert Downey Jr as the title character, a doctor who has the ability to speak to animals. That's because Gomez will be lending her voice to one of the animals Dr. Dolittle communicates with throughout the film. By the casting announcements and the talent behind the picture (Oscar victor Tom Stoppard also wrote an early draft of the screenplay), we imagine that it will err closer to the original 1920s books written by Hugh Lofting than the Eddie Murphy movies, that hailed from 1990s kitsch.
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Also joining the cast in a live-action role is Antonio Banderas, with Michael Sheen in talks to join the production. In addition, Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes and Tom Holland will voice three of the talking animals in the script Gaghan rewrote from an earlier draft by Tom Shepherd. The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle may even launch a brand-new franchise for the star who's already headed two as Sherlock Holmes and Iron Man, as part of Marvel's world-conquering Cinematic Universe. The story is based on 1920's children books by Hugh Lofting.
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The character has a rich movie legacy, with the 1967 musical Doctor Dolittle winning the Oscars for best original song and visual effects. The new Doctor Dolittle reboot is gaining traction with a whole list of stars signed on for it. The cameras should be rolling later this month in London with Universal eyeing an April 2019 release date. Eddie Murphy starred in the 1998 film "Doctor Dolittle" and its 2001 sequel, which cumulatively grossed more than $470 million at the worldwide box office.