Robert Downey Jr. is back on the scene, not as a superhero in Marvel films, but as physician who can communicate with animals.
— Dolittle (@DolittleMovie) October 12, 2019
Universal Pictures unveiled the poster on Sunday and the trailer the next day.
Doctor Dolittle is a character in a series of children books in the 1920s about a doctor who can speak to animals. The stories take place in Victorian England. Eddie Murphy first starred the film in 1998.
— Dolittle (@DolittleMovie) October 13, 2019
The film is directed by Stephen Gaghan and features an all-star cast that includes John Cena, Rami Malek, Selena Gomez, Tom Holland, and Antonio Banderas.
It goes into theaters on January 17, 2020 after being pushed back from a 2019 perch to avoid competition with the “Avengers: Endgame”.