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Andy Serkis to star in Fox Studios’ Mouse Guard

March 11th, 2019 | by vBollywood Author
Andy Serkis to star in Fox Studios’ Mouse Guard

Actors Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster will be headlining the Fox Studios’ fantasy action movie Mouse Guard.

Based on David Petersen’s comics and graphic novel of the same name, the movie will be directed by Maze Runner helmer Wes Ball, reported Variety.

The storyline revolves in a medieval world, is about an order of mice who are the sworn protectors of their realm. Their enemies are predators such as foxes and eagles to other rodents.

Andy Serkis, who recently directed and starred in Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, will essay villainous blacksmith Midnight.

“I’m not going to lie, it was pretty disgusting,” shopper Bongani Mtshali told News24, after he witnessed to baby rodents crawling over a bag of apples at the Food Lover’s Market in Jabulani Mall.

Brodie-Sangster, best known for playing Jojen Reed on Game of Thrones, will portray Lieam, one of the Mouse Guard’s youngest members.

The movie will be shot using motion capture technology which Serkis has mastered while working on his Lord of the Rings and Planet of the Apes series.

Director Matt Reeves, who worked with Serkis on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), is producing the new project along with Ross Richie, Stephen Christy and Joe Hartwick Jr.

The new venture is expected to begin production in May.

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