The One and Only Ivan movie is currently in Post-Production
March 22, 2019 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.
The One and Only Ivan Plot: What's the story?
A silverback gorilla named Ivan lives in a cage in a shopping mall along with an elephant named Stella and a stray dog called Bob. Ivan does not remember life before the mall, but when a baby elephant enters and Ivan finds himself taking care of her, he begins to rediscover his previous life and concocts a plan to take the baby elephant away from their abusive owner.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com
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The One and Only Ivan Cast: Who are the actors?
- Angelina Jolie ... Stella (voice)
The Eternals, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
- Bryan Cranston
The Upside, Rock of Ages
- Brooklynn Prince
The Turning, The Angry Birds Movie 2
- Ariana Greenblatt
- Sam Rockwell ... Ivan (voice)
Trolls World Tour, Richard Jewell
- Ramon Rodriguez
Need for Speed, Megan Leavey
Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The One and Only Ivan?
- Ramon Rodriguez will play an assistant who works for the mall’s owner (Cranston) and who is also the father of a young girl (Greenblatt) who befriends the silverback (Hollywood Reporter, 3/13/18).
- Allison Shearmur, who recently died, will retain a producer credit on the movie (Hollywood Reporter, 3/1/18).
- Bryan Cranston will play the desperate owner of a failing circus (Hollywood Reporter, 3/1/18).
- Based on the Newbery Medal-winning book written by Katherine Applegate and illustrated by Patricia Castelao.
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The One and Only Ivan?
A look at the The One and Only Ivan behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Thea Sharrock last directed Me Before You and The Selection. The film's writer Mike White last wrote Pitch Perfect 3 and Brad's Status.
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Production Timeline: When did the The One and Only Ivan come together?
On or about March 22, 2019 • The film was in Post-Production status.
On or about March 6, 2018 • The film was in Pre-Production status.
On or about March 24, 2017 • The film was in Development status.
Thea Sharrock, director of Me Before You, is in early talks to direct.
On or about May 7, 2016 • The film was in Development status.
Mike Newell on board to direct the film. Disney picked up the rights to the book in 2014.
On or about April 10, 2014 • The film was in Announced status.
The One and Only Ivan Release Date: When is it coming out?The One and Only Ivan is coming out in 2020 on Friday, August 14, 2020 and will be released in nationwide movie theaters. There are 3 other movies coming out on the same date, including Escape Room 2, Malignant and Nobody.
- United States
- United States
- August 14, 2020 Nationwide
- August 14, 2020