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Chris Pratt Explains His Voice Choices For ‘The Garfield Movie’ Role | Chris Pratt, Garfield | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip


Chris Pratt is opening up about his new animated flick The Garfield Movie!

The 44-year-old action star took on another iconic character to voice for the film and he is now explaining the choices he made for the role of Garfield, the lasagna-loving cat.

Keep reading to find out more…

“I would have [been nervous], but [director Mark Dindal] very early on let me know that his vision for the sound of this character, the voice that he’s always heard coming out of this animation he’s been working on for years before I even met him, was my voice,” Chris told MovieWeb.

“He said, ‘I want him to sound like you. You’ve got a natural sarcastic sort of laziness about your voice that really works for this character,’” he added. “And I thought, well damn, that makes it look easy. That’s easy — I’m not coming in and trying to do anything other than just be myself and breathe my own spirit into the role.”

Chris also reacted to a question asking if he was feeling trepidation following Bill Murray‘s portrayal of Garfield in the 2004 movie Garfield: The Movie and it’s sequel.

“Well, of course, he’s the GOAT. He’s on my comedy Mount Rushmore,” he replied.

You can watch the trailer for The Garfield Movie HERE, and find out if there’s an end credits scene!

The Garfield Movie is now in theaters.

If you recall, Chris faced backlash for voicing another iconic character, Mario in The Super Mario Bros Movie, and he even revealed his first choice in the voice was rejected by the directors.





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