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The Shrinking of Treehorn
Directed byRon Howard
Screenplay byRob Lieber
Based onThe Shrinking of Treehorn
by Florence Parry Heide
Produced by
Music byAbel Korzeniowski
Distributed byNetflix
CountryUnited States

The Shrinking of Treehorn is an upcoming American animated musical film directed by Ron Howard, written by Rob Lieber, and produced by Animal Logic and Imagine Entertainment.[1] The film based on the children's book of the same name by Florence Parry Heide.[2]


On June 20, 2019, it was announced that Ron Howard would direct the first animated film from Imagine Entertainment. The animation would be done by Animal Logic and the film was originally going to be distributed by Paramount Pictures.[3]


The film was originally scheduled to be released in the United States on November 10, 2023, by Paramount Pictures.[4] However, on May 16, 2022, it was announced that the film had been acquired by Netflix, with no release date set.[5]


  1. ^ Renner, Brian D. "Everything You Need to Know About Shrinking of Treehorn Movie (2023): May. 6, 2022 - changed the US film release date from TBA to November 10, 2023". Movie Insider. Retrieved September 4, 2022.
  2. ^ "Ron Howard to Direct First Animated Movie for Netflix, Called The Shrinking of Treehorn". Retrieved September 4, 2022.
  3. ^ Donnelly, Matt (June 20, 2019). "Ron Howard to Direct First Animated Film as Imagine Sets Ambitious Feature Slate With Animal Logic (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 4, 2022.
  4. ^ Pearson, Ben (November 12, 2021). "The Shrinking Of Treehorn: Release Date, Cast, And More". Retrieved September 4, 2022.
  5. ^ Grobar, Matt (May 16, 2022). "Ron Howard's First Animated Film 'The Shrinking Of Treehorn' Heading To Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 9, 2023.