Danger Mouse cast revealed for the revival airing on Netflix in Spring 2016
Earlier this year, it was announced that revival of the hit 80s series “Danger Mouse” was in the works, and now the BBC has revealed the addition of two more stars to the Danger Mouse cast with “Game of Thrones” star Lena Headey and “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver.
Headey will provide the voice of US Secret Agent Jeopardy Mouse, while Oliver will be breathing life into mad scientist wolf Dr Augustus P Crumhorn III. “Danger Mouse” will be shown on CBBC in the autumn and debut in America on Netflix in spring 2016.
Lena Headey said: “I wanted to do it [Danger Mouse] because it was pure nostalgia for me. I have children now and it’s just a treat to be involved in something that you loved as a kid and be able to share it. Those moments as an actor that come a long once in while are not to be missed.”
“Last Week Tonight” star John Oliver said: “I’ve loved Danger Mouse my whole life. Danger Mouse was a significant part of my childhood. So to get a chance to do it is like getting a chance to step into your childhood, which is both a magical and a potentially hazardous thing! It will be awesome, I can’t wait to see it, let alone hear myself in it!”
The world’s greatest superspy, Danger Mouse, returns in dashing, globe-spanning style with a new animated series that features all the classic characters, catchphrases and comedy that made it an 80’s cult favorite. With the world once more teetering on the edge of disaster, the small but heroic secret agent is back to thrill a whole new generation of fans as he attempts to overthrow a host of villainous rivals with the help of hapless hamster Penfold and a collection of state-of-the-art gadgetry and vehicles. Originally a loose parody of British spy fiction, this new “Danger Mouse” series will feature Alexander Armstrong as Danger Mouse, Kevin Eldon as Danger Mouse’s trusty sidekick Penfold, Stephen Fry as Colonel K and Dave Lamb as the narrator.