Rosamund Pike with Peter Capaldi, Gemma Chan and Taron Egerton have joined the voice cast of the BBC and Netflix’s adaptation of “Watership Down”.
Watership Down: Set in the idyllic rural landscape of southern England, this tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of rabbits on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stout-hearted pair of brothers, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries, towards a promised land and a more perfect society.
Indiewire [website] commented about like “deeply disturbing tale of dead bunnies masquerading as a children’s story”
Pike will play The Black Rabbit Of Inlé.
“Watership Down” novel airs this Christmas on BBC One as two feature-length episodes before making its way to Netflix in all other territories.