Harold and the Purple Crayon movie production status is currently Pre-Production
February 10, 2022 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script Zooey Deschanel has joined the cast of the live-action adaptation.
Plot: What's the story about?
Harold, a bald young boy with a love of drawing, fears that the birth of a new baby brother will ruin his life. With his magic purple crayon he retreats into a fantasy world in which a monster abducts his baby brother. When real-life complications occur during the pregnancy, it’s up to Harold to right his wrongs.
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Who stars in Harold and the Purple Crayon: Cast List
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Who's making Harold and the Purple Crayon: Crew List
A look at the Harold and the Purple Crayon behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Carlos Saldanha last directed Ferdinand and Rio, I Love You. The film's writer David Guion last wrote Dinner for Schmucks and Fast Track.
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Production: What we know about Harold and the Purple Crayon?
- Carlos Saldanha will direct the movie (2/10/2022).
- This will be a live-action film (2/3/2021).
- Based on the 1955 children's book "Harold and the Purple Crayon," written by Crockett Johnson.
- February 2022: The film was in Pre-Production status.
Zooey Deschanel has joined the cast of the live-action adaptation.
- February 2021: The film was in Development status.
Zachary Levi is on-board to star in the long-in-the-works adaptation.
- February 2010: The film was in Announced status.