Shawn Mendes is the titular reptile in Sony Pictures ’upcoming film adaptation of Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, and in the first trailer for the film, we see the beauty of the creature the Primm family (led by the matriarch Constance Wu |) and other parts of New York City. Check out the clip below.
Based on the children’s story of Bernard Waber of the same name, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile followed by Mrs. Primm, Mr. Primm (Scoot McNairy), and their son Josh (Winslow Fegley) as they discover a crocodile living in the attic of their new home in Manhattan. While the main enemy of Mrs. Primm and Lyle, Mr. Grumps (Brett Gelman), naturally afraid of animals, Josh, and Lyle’s owner, Hector P. Valenti (Javier Bardem), assures them that he is a gentle giant – however, “he wears a scarf, and he can sing.” Enter pop star Mendes, who produced the original music written by the team behind it The Most Famous Showman.
Look at Mendes hugging it Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile low. The film was written by William Davies and directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and is preparing for an October 7 theatrical release. Later this month, Mendes will begin expanding “Amazing” world tourwhere you can get tickets HERE.