Luke Evans has boarded Screen Yorkshire’s latest project ‘Stardog And Turbocat’, produced by Sheffield’s Red Star 3D. He joins Bill Nighy and Gemma Arterton in the family animation. Evans (Dracula Untold, Beauty and the Beast, Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) will voice Felix, a vigilante super-cat who teams up with loyal dog Buddy to help him track down his lost owner.
Written and directed by Ben Smith, STARDOG AND TURBOCAT is produced by UK animation studio Red Star 3D and exec-produced with Kaleidoscope Film Distribution, Head Gear Films and Screen Yorkshire.
Luke Evans will provide the voice for Felix, a vigilante super-cat who teams up with loyal dog Buddy to help him track down his lost owner. On their madcap adventure they learn the true power of friendship and become the greatest superheroes ever unleashed – STARDOG AND TURBOCAT!
The voice cast also includes Bill Nighy (Love Actually, Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter) and Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace, Prince of Persia, Hansel & Gretel) – both of whom have now completed recording for the feature.
Director Ben Smith commented “Luke is a perfect choice for the character of TurboCat and we’re really excited to be working with him to help bring these incredible characters to audiences around the world.”
Kaleidoscope’s Spencer Pollard added: “We’re delighted to be partnered with Head Gear, Screen Yorkshire and Red Star, who are creating first class animation; and we look forward to showing more of the film to the market.”
Kaleidoscope will continue pre-sales at Toronto International Film Festival, and look forward to sharing first-look, new promotional material, including sneak peek clips and character stings.
The film is scheduled to complete August 2019.
Kaleidoscope can be found at TIFF at the UK Film Centre, Festival Room, 9th Floor, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 370 King Street West, M5V 1J9, Toronto.
About Red Star
Red Star is an animation studio creating fantastic film content for 3D and 4D attractions in special venues such as theme parks and museums; as well as kids TV and feature film productions.
Founded in 2004 by Ben Smith and Jan Rogowski, Red Star employ a full-time team of 3D animators and artists in their Sheffield studio, offering script-to-screen production of exciting and engaging content for family audiences.
Red Star’s extensive library of 3D ride films and 4D attraction films have entertained audiences in hundreds of visitor attractions worldwide; and gathered critical acclaim