Shawn Mendes to Voice Classic Children’s Book Character in New Animated Movie

Shawn Mendes will lend his voice to a new animated movie.

According to Deadline, the pop singer will be the voice of Lyle in Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile for Sony Pictures. Javier Bardem, Constance Wu and Winslow Fegley also are on board for the adaptation of the classic children’s book.

The feature film is based on the 1965 children’s book about a crocodile that lives in New York City.

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