Freddie Fox is to play the loud-mouthed and naughty Dennis the Menace in CBBC’s new CGI version of the Beano comic strip.
It Can Be a a ways cry from a few of his Earlier work, which embrace Romeo in Sir Kenneth Branagh’s stage manufacturing of Romeo and Juliet.
Fox, 27, comes from an performing dynasty that includes his sister Emilia and father Edward.
“To borrow Dennis’s catchphrase, ‘This Is going to be BLAM!”‘ he mentioned.
The actor, who will make his Dennis debut later this 12 months, brought: “As a life-lengthy fan of Dennis, I Am honoured to voice him for a new era.
“I Am so excited to be carrying on the purple and black striped legacy of a character loved for his mischievousness, power, reside-in-the-second perspective and whole-on imagination.”
The Fifty Two-part sequence, Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed, will see the ten-yr-previous schoolboy and his canine do their very best to unhinge the adults around them, together with Dennis’s existence-long adversary Walter.
The convey will function CGI 3D tactics, producers said.
Dennis will nonetheless have his trademark crimson and black T-shirt and and spiky hair but shouldn’t have the catapult that featured in the Beano cartoon.
Earlier BBC TELEVISION sequence starring Dennis and Gnasher, the final of which aired in 2013, confirmed the pair handiest in caricature animation type.
Fox’s different appearing credit embrace 2014 film Pride, about gay activists who helped the miners all over their 1980s strike.
He currently appearing with Tom Hollander in a West Finish revival of Sir Tom Stoppard’s play Travesties.