Animated Series MOOMINVALLEY Rounds Out Cast

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Moominvalley a new animated show based on the Finnish story creatures Moomins has rounded out its cast.

Based on the stories by Tove Jansson the show is set to star Kate Winslet, Rosamund Pike and Taron Egerton. 

Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) will voice Moomin family matriarch Moominmamma, opposite Matt Berry (The IT Crowd) as Moominpappa. Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) is Moomintroll and Kate Winslet (Titanic) gives voice to Mrs. Fillyjonk.

Warwick Davis (Harry Potter) will play Moomintroll’s brother Sniff, and Richard Ayoade (The IT Crowd) the Ghost. Author Will Self will voice the Muskrat and Akiya Henry (Bing) will be Moomin’s girlfriend, Snorkmaiden.

“We are thrilled with this stellar cast who have been carefully chosen to inhabit Tove Jansson’s much-loved characters,” said Gutsy Animation creative director, Marika Makaroff. “They will speak to audiences young and old and for the family drama that we are creating, which doesn’t shy away from the depth and complexities of Jansson’s original work.”

The 13 episode series will launch in spring 2019.

SOURCE: Variety.com