Kate Winslet, Willem Dafoe Lead Cast of Animated ‘Manou the Swift’ (Exclusive)
Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe will lead the voice cast of animated movie “Manou the Swift,” which sales agent Sola Media is pitching to buyers at Cannes.
The film is set for a theatrical release at the end of this year.The actors, who will be performing together for the first time, will be voicing the seagull parents of an adopted swift called Manou.
Winslet, who won an Oscar for “The Reader,” has previously voiced Aardman animation “Flushed Away,” while Dafoe, three times Oscar nominated, was in the voice-cast of Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory.”In the film, Manou attempts to emulate his seagull parents by diving into the sea and trying to catch fish, but fails.
But when the seagulls and the swifts get into trouble, Manou “fights like a hero — the best mix of an inventive swift and courageous seagull,” according to a statement.The film
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