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English Voice Cast Revealed for France’s ‘The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales’

Animated family adventure directed by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert arrives in U.S. cinemas this fall.

GKIDS and STUDIOCANAL have unveiled the English-language voice cast for The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales, the 2D-animated feature from French directors Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert.

The following British comedy talents are joining the voice cast of The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales, which is coming to US cinemas this fall.

  • Bill Bailey – Duck
  • Adrian Edmondson – Rabbit
  • Justin Edwards – Pig
  • Matthew Goode – Wolf
  • Celia Imrie – Chicken
  • Phill Jupitus – Dog
  • Giles New – Fox

From the creators of the Academy Award-nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits destined to become a classic.

Watch the French-language trailer in the player below:

The countryside isn’t always as calm and peaceful as it’s made out to be, and the animals on this farm are particularly agitated: a fox who mothers a family of chicks, a rabbit who plays the stork, and a duck who wants to be Santa Claus. If you think life in the country is a walk in the park, think again! Directors Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert adapt Renner’s own acclaimed graphic novel into a delirious, delightful triptych of interlocking stories, with a pacing and visual spontaneity that harkens back to classic Looney Tunes shorts and slapstick two-reelers. But underneath the gags (and there are plenty of them), the three stories offer a sensitive and beautiful portrayal of family, and the anxieties of modern life.

Featuring a host of voices from the world of British comedy, including Bill Bailey, Adrian Edmondson, Justin Edwards, Matthew Goode, Celia Imrie, Phill Jupitus and Giles New, The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales is a heart-warming portrayal of the pitfalls of family life.

Source: GKIDS