One day, Dr. John Dolittle (Robert Downey Jr.) wakes up to discover he can speak to animals and finds himself surrounded by a menagerie of creatures, voiced by such actors as Emma Thompson
, Rami Malek
, Octavia Spencer
, Tom Holland
, and more.
Based on characters created by Hugh Lofting in his series of classic books about Doctor Dolittle, a man who can speak to animals, starting with The Story of Doctor Dolittle
in 1920. The first movie adapatation, Doctor Dolittle
, was released in 1967 and was a musical starring Rex Harrison
in the title role.