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Rupert Grint, Jim Broadbent Join Voice Cast of "Postman Pat: The Movie"

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
September 16, 2011, 10:22 AM

The BBC is reporting that Harry Potter actors Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn) and David Tennant (Barty Crouch, Jr.) have joined the voice cast of "Postman Pat: The Movie - You Know You're the One."

"Postman Pat: The Movie" will be based on the popular British cartoon which recently celebrated 30 years. The movie will see Postman Pat "lured away from his village by the chance to find fame on a national talent show."

In a statement about the casting, Rupert Grint said:

"Postman Pat is one of those British symbols, I suppose - you are totally familiar with him and his cat Jess, even if you have never watched the series.
"How exciting to be part of the Postman Pat heritage."
The film is expected to have a 3D release in early 2013.

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14579 Points

First comment :) OMG My friends love singing the postman pa theme song all the time…. Wonder if I should mention this or not..?

Posted by AlexWeasley12 {WitchFelicis130} on September 16, 2011, 10:46 AM report to moderator
84 Points

Yey!! sooooooooooo wonderful to know that!!

Posted by Anaconda Beastie on September 16, 2011, 10:58 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

I am so like…. AND???

Posted by Won_Two on September 16, 2011, 11:06 AM report to moderator
566 Points

Imagine 20 years from now or more the stories these folks will share of life as they encounter each other while acting.

Posted by 2tal - SpiritMagic174 on September 16, 2011, 11:44 AM report to moderator
175 Points

I have no words for this. But I know I will see this film :)

Posted by Moony Lupin on September 16, 2011, 01:00 PM report to moderator
199 Points

Wonderful news…!ยง!

Posted by HogwartsHP on September 16, 2011, 02:13 PM report to moderator
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Well seeing as I’m not British I’ve never heard of it, but its nice to know what our beloved actors are doing. :)

Posted by LunaLuver on September 16, 2011, 03:00 PM report to moderator
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Never heard of it, but will definitely see it and am researching it now!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on September 16, 2011, 04:37 PM report to moderator
558 Points

never heard of it… is it scary?

Posted by harrypotter4258 on September 16, 2011, 04:47 PM report to moderator
432 Points

never heard of it… but im definitely watching it anyway!!!

Posted by Hermione Weasley on September 16, 2011, 04:51 PM report to moderator
667 Points

We call him Postmand Per in Denmark – definitely watching the movie now…

Posted by chikitcorpuzvesterbaek on September 16, 2011, 06:06 PM report to moderator
75566 Points

That’s great Rupert!

Posted by Girlraven1 on September 16, 2011, 08:09 PM report to moderator
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so… people haven’t heard of this so they’re not jazzed rupert’s doing it….ha. i’ve never heard of it myself, though i love british tv and movies, but from what the cast is saying and after a quick google search, it’s seems pretty iconic. i really want to see these young actors foster careers both in the uk’s film industry and the US – hollywood and independent alike. and right now, i’m just glad to see them signing onto projects – the more they do, the better they’ll be. there is nothing that says their careers can’t get bigger and better after potter.

Posted by abandonedboyjon on September 16, 2011, 09:10 PM report to moderator
3269 Points

Never heard of it. Sadly.

Posted by Acciobrooms on September 16, 2011, 11:15 PM report to moderator
10471 Points

Harry Potter actors always found their way back to each other! xD <333

Posted by . on September 16, 2011, 11:17 PM report to moderator
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