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Note: Please, do not add "Actors Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet and Meshach Taylor are deceased", because this sequel was planned before their deaths.

The Secret of NIMH 3 was a planned third film in The Secret of NIMH franchise. Timmy to the Rescue was to be the second installment of a Secret of NIMH trilogy. The third film would have taken elements from the third book R-T, Margaret, and the Rats of NIMH. The official title for the film is currently unknown.


The story would have taken elements from the third book R-T, Margaret, and the Rats of NIMH in which Timmy and friends help two human children named Margaret and Artie.


  • Ralph Macchio as Timmy Brisby
  • Dom DeLuise as Jeremy
  • Hynden Walch as Jenny McBride
  • Unknown as Margaret
  • Unknown as Artie
  • Meshach Taylor as Cecil
  • William H. Macy as Justin
  • Arthur Malet as Mr. Ages
  • Drew Barrymore As Teresa Brisby

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Timmy to the Rescue received negative reviews from critics, audiences and fans alike.
  2. MGM Animation closed their studio when founders Paul Sabella and Jonathan Dern left to make SD Entertainment.
  3. The franchise to The Secret of NIMH would remain a duology.


  • The sequel was permanently cancelled.
  • In 2015, MGM had re-acquired the rights to produce a new film based on the original novel Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH and is planned as a CGI/live-action hybrid to the novel. The film will be produced by the team of Daniel Bobker and Ehren Kruger, with screenplay by Ice Age series writer Michael Berg and will be James Madigan's directorial debut.