“Tabby McTat,” nan lively children’s communicative by writer Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, is group to get nan BBC curen pinch a caller adjustment by longtime Donaldson/Scheffler collaborators Magic Light Pictures. “Doctor Who” prima Jodie Whittaker will narrate nan communicative astir a feline who gets separated from his proprietor while Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísú (“Gangs of London”) will sound Tabby. Other stars lending their voices to nan short see Rob Brydon (“Gavin and Stacey”), Cariad Lloyd (“Peep Show”), Joanna Scanlan (“The Thick of It”) and Susan Wokoma (“Enola Holmes”).
“Superworm” board Sarah Scrimgeour and Jac Hamman will helm nan project, which was written by Max Lang and Suzanne Lang. Barney Goodland and Michael Rose of Magic Light Pictures will produce. BBC main contented agency Charlotte Moore and BBC play commissioning editor Nawfal Faizullah acquired nan movie for nan BBC. Red Star Studio will supply animation services.
The British Film Institute has announced a play of Disney films to observe nan Mouse House’s centenary this year. There will beryllium screenings, talks, typical events and singalongs moving passim July and August astatine BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX. Films connected connection will see animated classics from “The Lion King” to “Fantasia” – including a recently-restored type of “Cinderella” – positive live-action features specified arsenic “Bedknobs and Broomsticks” and “Mary Poppins.” The play will besides characteristic Pixar films including “Wall-E” and “Up.”
Banijay has upped James Townley and Lucas Green to main contented agency for improvement and main contented serviceman for operations, respectively.
Townley’s remit will grow to see documentary successful summation to his existent domiciled overseeing unscripted improvement complete nan group astatine large. Green will partner pinch Banijay’s non-scripted labels globally to oversee ratio of accumulation and imaginative champion practice. They will some study to CEO Marco Bassetti who said: “James and Lucas person been awesome forces for imaginative networks, ensuring a productive, well-travelled non-scripted pipeline.”
The first trailer has dropped for Disney+’s tv sequel to “The Full Monty” pinch Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy and Lesley Sharp returning. Check it retired below.