Tom and Jerry Movie

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Tom and Jerry movie production status is currently Production

October 26, 2019 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins.

Who's Involved:

Michael Pena, Ken Jeong, Michael Peña, Dan Lin, Tim Story, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jon Silk, Eric Gravning, Colin Jost, Chris deFaria, Pallavi Sharda, Rob Delaney, Jordan Bolger

Release Date:

Friday, March 5, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Tom and Jerry meet and form their rivalry before getting lost in Chicago and reluctantly working together during an arduous journey home.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Tom and Jerry

A look at the Tom and Jerry behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tim Story last directed Shaft and Ride Along 2. The film's writer Eric Gravning last wrote Mr. Burnout and B-Minor.


Tim Story


Eric Gravning


Dan Lin
Chris deFaria

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Production: What we know about Tom and Jerry

Key Facts

  1. The film is directed by Tim Story (“Fantastic Four,” “Think Like a Man,” “Barbershop”) and produced by Chris DeFaria (“The LEGO Movie 2,” “Ready Player One,” “Gravity”). It is written by Kevin Costello, based on characters created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
  2. The film was originally slated for release in April 2021, but was bumped up to a December 23, 2020 release (10/26/19).
  3. Per Variety, the plan is to shoot in the real world with animated versions of the familiar cat and mouse duo in non-speaking roles (10/15/18).
  4. This will be a live-action/animated hybrid film (Variety, 10/15/18).

Filming Timeline

On or about October 26, 2019, the film was in Production status.

On or about May 28, 2019, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about October 15, 2018, the film was in Development status.

Tim Story is attached to direct the live-action/animated film. Expected to shoot in 2019.

On or about January 22, 2009, the film was in Development status.

Tom and Jerry Release Date: When is it coming out?

Tom and Jerry is coming out in 2021 on Friday, March 5, 2021 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Untitled Universal Event Film (2021).

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