The classic character - who of course can talk to animals - is heading back in a new adventure, named The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle.
The project caused a bidding war in Hollywood, with Universal beating out multiple studios to pick up the rights to the film, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Stephen Gaghan (Syriana, Gold) will direct the film based on a script he wrote, with an earlier draft by Tom Shepherd.
Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum will produce for their Roth/Kirschenbaum Films alongside Susan Downey for Team Downey.
The first big-screen adaption of Doctor Dolittle in 1967, which saw Rex Harrison take on the titular character, was nominated for an Oscar for best picture and won for best original song and visual effects.
Dr Dolittle clearly has pulling power at the Box Office: with Murphy in the role, the 1998 film managed a hefty $294.4 million. That film spawned four sequels, though the latter three did not star Murphy and were released straight-to-video.
Downey has starred in the Iron Man, Avengers, and Sherlock Holmes franchises, along with "Tropic Thunder" and "The Judge".
Arsene Wenger is expected to tell Arsenal he wants to stay at the club beyond the end of the season, according to The Telegraph . A plane was flown over the stadium that read: "No contract #Wenger Out". "I've done the top four twenty times, it is not that".
Innately aggressive and intimidating, Australia strives to set the tone and they are hard to knock off when in the ascendency. Smith, the only two-time century maker on both sides, is averaging 87 and Renshaw is averaging 43 with a top score of 68.
With that, they skedaddle, an exit that calls for the six Muppeteers squatted out of sight below them to scramble accordingly. She wears pajamas to school every day, and in many ways she's just like every other child in her third-grade class.
A vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act is slated for Thursday in the House. Currently, 97 percent of NY children have health insurance , the highest level in state history, Anderson said.
Exhausted of dealing with locals' shit, face recognition systems have been installed at three restrooms inside the park. Machines at the Temple of Heaven park scan visitors' faces before dispensing a fixed length strip of paper.
Not so long ago, we made a declaration: Chrissy Teigen is the Best Person Alive and She Has the Best Dogs Alive and That's That. The famous duo took to Instagram and Snapchat to post several photos and videos of their lavish stay.
Bob Menendez's request to review his federal corruption case, clearing the way for his trial to move forward in September. The Constitution says members of Congress can't be held to account "for any speech or debate in either house".
He spent the first three-plus years of his career with the Chiefs before being traded to the Packers last year. He returned two for touchdowns in his Chiefs career, including a 108-yard return during his rookie season.
In 2016, Mayim Bialik won a Critics' Choice Television Award for "Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series". Jim Parsons, who plays Sheldon , has won the Emmy for outstanding comedy actor four times.
Kentucky relies on Bam Adebayo in win over Wichita State
They had yet seen his play before, let alone heard his name. "We knew what we were doing, switching everything and playing high". Two turnovers in two minutes midway through the half by guard Daishon Smith hurt, although only one led to a basket.
Ryan: Health Bill Owes More to Older Americans
The legislation would replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare , introduced by the former president in 2010. Another potential change to the health care bill would allow states to gain Medicaid funding in the form of a block grant.
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing
A member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Blumenthal will be questioning Gorsuch at his confirmation hearing this week. Dianne Feinstein said of Gorsuch, is "whether he will protect the legal and constitutional rights of all Americans".
New leak reveals Samsung Galaxy S8 colors and Europe price
The Samsung Galaxy S8 will arrive with headphones of the brand, but by its appearance is not easy to know how they will sound. Samsung was scheduled to launch its highly anticipated Galaxy S8 smartphone flagship during the Mobile World Congress.