A dog is a man’s best friend, and indeed all dog owners would agree to this statement. Therefore, pets play a considerable part in our lives, a dog being one of the most common household animals. Significantly enough, dogs have found the same representation in movies as well as other forms of media. Movies like Hachi and A Dog’s Purpose have justified such films’ themes in the past few decades.
Clifford, the Big Red Dog, is another movie underway to further the importance of pets in our lives on Earth. It is based on the best-selling children’s classic of the same name bu Norman Bridwell. Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Stan Chervin, and Annie Mumolo are the movie writers, and Walt Becker is the director of the film. It is a live-action movie with a dog’s character, Clifford will be animated using CGI effects. Read along to find out the release date and other significant updates on the film.
Clifford The Big Red Dog: Release Date
The film was first announced in 2012 under Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment for a hybrid live-action and animation movie. It was later reported canceled, but in 2013 Universal Pictures makes announcements that the film is being produced. Followed by a series of changes with the director and writers of the movie. Finally, in 2019, Clifford’s leaking picture makes things clear that the film is actually under development.
The principal photography began in New York City in July 2019, with an initial date for release scheduled in November 2020. However, the pandemic situation might have made things difficult for the production team, and it is now rescheduled for a release on November 5, 2021. Earlier, too, there had been some postponing of the release date since 2016, and it might be a subject of delay further.
Clifford The Big Red Dog: Plot Details
The movie follows the dog, Clifford, initially a small pup taken in by Emily. She faces problems adjusting to home and her school and finds Clifford, who becomes her best friend in her life. Unexpectedly, Clifford undergoes a huge transformation and grows into a giant dog that sparks a range of genetics companies who want to monopolize the dog. Emily and her uncle fight their way with the big companies as they go about their lives in New York City. Gradually, they learn the true meaning of acceptance and unconditional love through their experiences that Clifford brings along into their lives.
Clifford The Big Red Dog: Cast Details
David Alan Grier is the voice behind Clifford, the dog. Darby Camp plays the role of Emily Elizabeth, along with Jack Whitehall playing Uncle Casey. John Cleese and Paul Rodriguez play Mr. Bridwell and Sanchez, respectively.
Clifford The Big Red Dog: Teaser/Trailer
There is no teaser or trailer for the movie yet. However, there are a few fan-made pictures for the film.
The big red dog also had a popular cartoon TV series released in the early 2000s and was quite popular among kids. The new movie might spark the old memories of their favorite cartoon of the now grown-ups. Therefore, the movie already has a broad audience base for the film is destined to be a great watch.