They join Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy and Imelda Staunton for Aardman’s first movie under its 3-year Sony Pictures Animation deal. The 3D CG film is slated for release on November 23 of next year. Set on Christmas night, the film’s story reveals the answer to every child’s question: “How does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?” McAvoy leads the cast as Arthur, Santa’s youngest son, while Laurie plays his older brother Steve, who runs Christmas night with military-style precision. Sony is also in production with Aardman on The Pirates!
By TIM ADLER in London | Tuesday, 2 November 2010 19:06 UKTags: Aardman Animation, Animation, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Movie Deals, Movies
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