David Tennant joins the voice cast of The Amazing Maurice
Besides Tennant, actors Rob Brydon, Ariyon Bakare, Julie Atherton, and YouTuber Joe Sugg are also part of the film
Broadchurch-fame David Tennant is the newest addition to the voice cast of The Amazing Maurice. The animated feature is the silver screen adaptation of Terry Pratchett's The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents.
The film marks Tennant's second project which is based on Pratchett's novel. Previously he had starred in the Amazon Prime Video series The Good Omens.
The 50-year-old Scottish star joins Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Gemma Arterton and Hugh Bonneville in the cast. Actors Rob Brydon, Ariyon Bakare, Julie Atherton, and YouTuber Joe Sugg are also part of the film.
Pratchett's book, which was published in 2001, is part of his iconic Discworld series. Toby Genkel and Florian Westermann will co-direct the film from a screenplay by Terry Rossio.
The film is being produced by Sky, alongside Germany's Ulysses Filmproduktion, Studio Rakete, Cantilever Media, and animation company Red Star Animation. It will be released by Sky Cinema in the UK in 2022.
Terry Pratchett, who passed away in 2015, wrote 41 novels as part of the Discworld series.