Chris Pratt is the new Garfield, according to a new movie trailer that has just been released for the upcoming film.
The movie is intended to be a reboot of the series, with Chris taking the reigns from the previous actor to portray the famous cartoon feline in a movie back in 2004.
Here’s more about the upcoming movie release, and why many people are excited to hear this actor voice the classic cartoon cat years after the last film had its release.
Chris Pratt is best known for his roles in movies like Passengers and The Tomorrow War, in addition to his roles in Guardians of the Galaxy – which has become one of the highest-grossing franchises at the box-office.
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He has also starred in television series like Parks & Recreation, where he portrayed the character Andy Dwyer – singer of the band they called Mouserat.
Chris is portraying the voice of Garfield in the newest live-action rendition, taking over from the actor and comedian Bill Murray – who last voiced the character in a 2004 film.
Excited to see the big-screen return of Garfield?
Watch the first release of the movie trailer below, with Chris in the lead role as the lasagne-loving ginger cat.
Garfield first appeared as a comic strip in 1976, courtesy of the cartoonist Jim Davis.
Over time, Garfield would become one of the most famous cartoon characters of all time – joinng characters like Hagar the Horrible and Dennis the Menace in the illustrator history books.
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The cartoon cat, who lives with his owner and ‘their’ pet dog, is well-known for his love of lasagne – and sleep.
Actor Bill Murray portrayed the role of Garfield in a 2004 movie by the same name.