Harold and the Purple Crayon Movie

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.

Who's Involved:

Zooey Deschanel, Lil Rel Howery, Carlos Saldanha, Zachary Levi, John Davis, David Guion, Michael Handelman, Ravi Patel

Release Date:

Friday, January 27, 2023 (Nationwide)

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Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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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The Valet, Butter  

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.

Producers

John Davis

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Production: What we know about Harold and the Purple Crayon?

Key Facts

  1. Carlos Saldanha will direct the movie (2/10/2022).
  2. This will be a live-action film (2/3/2021).
  3. Based on the 1955 children's book "Harold and the Purple Crayon," written by Crockett Johnson.

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2022: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Zooey Deschanel has joined the cast of the live-action adaptation.

  2. February 2021: The film was in Development status.

    Zachary Levi is on-board to star in the long-in-the-works adaptation.

  3. February 2010: The film was in Announced status.

Harold and the Purple Crayon Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Harold and the Purple Crayon is coming out in 2023 on Friday, January 27, 2023 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including The Last Voyage of the Demeter.


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