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Robert Downey Jr's 'Doctor Dolittle' movie went through reshoots

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Universal's "The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle", starring Jr in the lead, has underwent reshoots.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the reshoots for the big-budget live-action/CG hybrid feature were overseen by

Liebesman is best known for directing such as "Wrath of the Titans" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles".

Stephen Gaghan, who directed the film from his own screenplay, collaborated with Liebesman for the reshoots, which lasted for 21 days. He will remain the credited

British created in the 1920s series of children's books, in which a Victorian-era opts to treat animals instead of humans because he's able to speak with them.

The character was portrayed by in a 1967 musical, which won for best original song and best visual effects. starred in the 1998 version and its 2001 sequel.

"The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle" features Jr in the title role. The film has a star-studded voice cast of John Cena, Marion Cotillard, Carmen Ejogo, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, Tom Holland, Rami Malek, Kumail Nanjiani, Craig Robinson, Octavia Spencer, and

The film will release on January 17, 2020.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 14:40 IST