The One and Only Ivan is a children's novel written by Katherine Applegate and illustrated by Patricia Castelao. The book is about a silverback gorilla named Ivan who lived in a cage at a mall. Disney's 'The One and Only Ivan' is an unforgettable tale about the beauty of friendship, the power of visualization and the significance of the place one calls home. Now enjoy the new trailer.
Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.
The heartwarming adventure, which comes to the screen in an impressive hybrid of live-action and CGI, is based on Katherine Applegate's bestselling book, which won numerous awards upon its publication in 2013, including the Newbery Medal.
The film stars Sam Rockwell as the voice of Ivan, Angelina Jolie as the voice of Stella, Danny DeVito as the voice of Bob the dog, Helen Mirren as the voice of Snickers the poodle, Brooklynn Prince as the voice of Ruby. The film is directed by Thea Sharrock and produced by the late Allison Shearmur, Angelina Jolie and Brigham Taylor.