New names have joined Flying Bark Productions first animated film, Maya the Bee Movie, directed by . , and have been announced to give their voices to the key characters in the Australian-German co-production.
As THR confirms, Weaver plays Buzzlina Von Beena, the hive's control freak Royal Adviser; Taylor (Game of Thrones) will appear in the role of Buzzlina’s loyal assistant, Crawley; while Margolyes (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) will voice the Queen of the Hive.
Flying Bark CEO and the film’s executive producer, Jim Ballantine said:
Jacki, Noah and Miriam bring impressive career experience to this animation, with each adding their own individual dynamic to their character’s personality.
Together they have a beautifully unique voice chemistry, which will make the story of Maya, the Bee Movie an extremely enjoyable film for families and young ones.
The Adventures of Maya the Bee was originally a German book and comic book series written by that was adapted to a very popular TV series in the 1970's. According to THR, the series was rebooted in 2012 by Studio 100 who also co-produces the new movie adaptation. Based on the books and the animated TV show, pens the story and Barbara Stephens will fill in the role of the producer.
(via The Hollywood Reporter)