Pharrell Williams, whose Oscar-nominated song “Happy” helped turn Despicable Me 2 into a monster hit in 2013, has rejoined with Illumination and Universal Pictures. Williams has come aboard to be the narrator of the animated The Grinch. Grammy nominee Tyler, The Creator has written an original song — “I Am The Grinch” — and will perform it for the film. Oscar-nominated composer Danny Elfman has written the film’s score, and Tyler, The Creator and Elfman collaborated on a re-imagined version of the classic Grinch theme “You’re A Mean One.”
“Excited to continue my relationship with @illuminationent and announce that I’ve joined the @grinchmovie fam 🎄! Incredibly honored and proud to narrate this timely adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ beloved classic. 🙏🏾 In theaters November 9th.” Pharrell Williams previously composed the score and original songs for all three films in the Despicable Me series and has been important in Illumination racking up three of the eight top-grossing animated films of all time, with Illumination’s films grossing more than $5.8 billion worldwide in the company’s 11-year run.
The Grinch (Trailer #3) (2018)