Another classic series will return to premiere in theaters. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Clifford The Red Dog will be turned into a film with a few family faces. For the cast, Kenan Thompson and David Alan Grier have jumped on board to voice the movie.
Saturday Night Live stalwart Kenan Thompson, Rosie Perez and David Alan Grier are joining Paramount’s Clifford the Big Red Dog movie. Walt Becker is directing the project, which is set to begin shooting next month in New York and is being produced by Jordan Kerner and Scholastic Entertainment’s Iole Lucchese. Norman Bridwell’s Clifford books follow the misadventures of the titular giant red dog and his owner, a girl named Emily Elizabeth.The movie will see Emily (Big Little Lies’ Darby Camp), who is struggling to fit in at home and at school, discover a small red puppy who is destined to become her best friend. When Clifford magically undergoes one heck of a growth spurt and attracts the attention of a genetics company, Emily and her Uncle Casey (Jack Whitehall) have to fight the forces of greed as they go on the run across New York City.