How to Watch Lyle Lyle Crocodile: The Movie Streaming?

Bernard Waber’s “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” book series is now a major movie. The live-action/CGI musical features a slew of names, including a Canadian singer as the voice of a talented crocodile. The film will feature songs performed by star Shawn Mendes and written by the songwriting team behind “The Greatest Showman” – Benj Pasek and Justin Paul – with an ensemble cast that includes Javier Bardem and Constance Wu.

For “Lyle”, Pasek and Paul are joined by Ari Afsar, Emily Gardner, Xu Hall, Mark Sonnenblick and Joriah Kwamé. Will Speck and Josh Gordon directed and produced the film, with a screenplay by Will Davies. Hutch Parker is also producing and executive producers include Kevin K. Vafi, Dan Wilson, Robert J. Dohrmann, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Tarak Ben Ammar and Andy Mitchell.

For those wondering how to watch “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile,” we’ve got the info below, plus who’s in the movie, what it’s about, and more.

When does “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” air?

The musical trots around the world on October 7, 2022.

Is “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” streaming or in theaters?

For now, the movie is only expected to be released theatrically, but after some time on the big screen, it’s tied to a streamer. Since Sony is the film’s distributor and the company has a deal with Netflix, ‘Lyle’ will likely be heading there, but previous movies under that deal have taken five or six months to land on the streamer after their theatrical release.

So right now, the only way to see “Lyle, Lyle Crocodile” is in theaters. Check your local listings.

What is “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” about?

Hector P. Valenti (Javier Bardem) is on the hunt for a new magic act after his latest flop, which also cost him money that he now owes to various people. When he visits Eddie’s Exotic Animals pet store, he hears a cute little crocodile singing in the back of his cage. Valenti buys the little reptile, naming him Lyle, but after he tries to train Lyle to sing on stage and the crocodile gets stage fright, freezes in mid-act, Valenti disappears to go earn money.

The Primms move to the family brownstone in Valenti, where their son Josh (Winslow Fegley) discovers Lyle one night, and the two quickly become friends. Josh’s mother (Constance Wu) and father (Scoot McNairy) end up loving Lyle too, but control of downstairs neighbor Mr. Grumps (Brett Gelman) can’t be conquered, no matter how much everyone everyone tries. Josh realizes he needs to make the world see that Lyle can sing so the others won’t fear the friendly crocodile.

Will Speck and Josh Gordon will direct

Who is in the cast of “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile”?

Shawn Mendes voices the adorable Lyle. Javier Bardem plays the magician Hector P. Valenti. Constance Wu and Scoot McNairy portray Josh’s parents, and Josh is played by Winslow Fegley. Brett Gelman appears as Mr. Grumps, who gets involved because he is a helicopter parent to his cat Loretta.

Does Shawn Mendes sing?

Yes!

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