RGH Entertainment, producer of Postman Pat: The Movie, together with Icon Film Distribution, Lionsgate UK, Dreamworks Classics and Timeless Films, have announced the signing of Ronan Keating as the singing voice of Postman Pat in the upcoming Postman Pat: The Movie, which will be released in CG 3-D Stereoscopic in cinemas across the UK on Friday 23rd May 2013.
Keating said: “It’s been a true honour to help bring Postman Pat’s singing voice to life. I grew up watching Pat and all the great characters in Greendale so I can’t wait to take my kids along to see them all on the big screen.”
Keating joins the renowned voice cast, which includes Stephen Mangan as Postman Pat, Jim Broadbent, Rupert Grint and David Tennant.
In addition to singing all of Postman Pat’s songs, Keating also has a cameo appearance in the film, appearing as a contestant who competes against Pat for a coveted prize.
Postman Pat: The Movie is currently in production, directed by Mike Disa from a screenplay co-written by the award-winning Kim Fuller, Annika Bluhm and Nicole Dubuc. The film is being produced by RGH’s Robert Anich with Rubicon’s Randa Ayoubi and David Corbett with Dreamworks Classics Eric Ellenbogen and Doug Schwalbe serving as executive producers.
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