News: More Comedy Stars Join The Moomins Cast

Jennifer Saunders, Matt Lucas and Alison Steadman are among new cast members to voice the inhabitants of Moominvalley in the upcoming animation. Previously announced cast members including Taron Egerton, Rosamund Pik and Kate Winslet. Joe Wilkinson, Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade are also in the cast. More details here.

Saunders is on board to voice the character of Mymble, while Steadman and Lucas will lend their voices to Emma the Stage Rat and Teety-Woo, respectively. Katie Leung and Rebecca Root will be voicing the characters of Too-Ticky and Misabel.

Alison Steadman said, “I was so thrilled to be asked to take part in Moominvalley. It’s such a brilliant show and different from anything I’ve ever done before. The recording was so fun, I didn’t want it to end!”

Creative Director and Executive Producer at Finland-based production company Gutsy Animations, Marika Makaroff, said, “We always knew we had a very special project on our hands and it is extremely gratifying to see that others – so many of whom have worked on countless award-winning films and shows – think so too. We’re delighted to welcome these exceptionally talented actors to the Moominvalley family and can’t wait to share their, and our, work on the show with the world.”

Moominvalley is based on the beloved Moomin stories by Tove Jansson and will consist of two series of 13 x 22-minute-long episodes. It will are in 2019 on Sky One in the UK and public broadcaster YLE in Finland. The show is being created by an outstanding team, including Oscar®-winning director Steve Box (Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit).




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