Matt Lucas will voice the lead function within the new animated movie ‘Molesworth’.
The comic and actor will voice the character of Nigel Molesworth, a self-confident, tousle-haired public college boy with a mischievous nature and penchant for energy. The film is an adaptation of the boarding college books written by Geoffrey Willans and illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Commenting on the half, Matt joked: ”I is frilled to be hassociated wiv such a professeshanul-looking cartoon pleas am i able to hav my munny now pleas?”
‘Molesworth’ can be produced by Camilla Deakin, Ruth Fielding and Stephan Roelants and directed by Uli Meyer. The story is by Uli with a screenplay by Giles New and Keiron Self.
Camilla, the producer and founding father of Lupus Films, mentioned: ”The Molesworth collection is an excellent depiction of 1950s prep college life stuffed with brilliantly drawn characters and darkish humour.
”We are delighted to current this hilarious journey romp within the custom of basic 1950s comedies, however introduced proper updated for as we speak’s household audiences, for a complete new era to find.”
Uli added: ”Ronald Searle was one of the vital influential graphic artists of the 20th century, and I’m deeply honoured that earlier than he died, he entrusted me with considered one of his most memorable creations. This movie will convey his distinctive and unmistakable illustrative type to life, as solely 2D animation to life.”
Stephan mentioned: ”Being a part of the Molesworth manufacturing group is a chance we have been ready for. Ronald Searle’s expertise is an inspiration and a richness that our artists are desirous to showcase underneath the steerage of the gifted Uli Meyer.
”Working with our pals at Lupus Films is, as at all times, a beautiful alternative to ship a humorous and clever movie with a exceptional inventive high quality.”