Animation Magazine reports on the casting of The Fearsome Beastie: http://www.animationmagazine.net/features/brian-blessed-voices-fearsome-beastie/
It’s slightly unusual to make the decision about who will be scoring a film at such an early stage in the pre-production process, but we knew straight away who we wanted to work with on the Fearsome Beastie.
We first worked with Verbal Vigilante several years ago on ‘Death by Scrabble‘ and ‘Hide and Seek’, and since then they have created the scores for every large Hollywood Studio you can name, for trailers including The Lone Ranger, The Dark Knight and Thor. They’ve also created music for TV shows such as America’s Got Talent, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and F1 Sports.
ITV News report on Brian Blessed becoming The Fearsome Beastie: http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2013-07-17/brian-blessed-to-become-fearsome-beastie/
Recording Brian Blessed as the Fearsome Beastie was an experience that I’m going to remember for a very long time. Not only was Brian incredibly professional and a hugely talented actor, he was also charming, generous with his time and a whole lot of fun. The recording session lasted about 45 minutes, but he was with us for about 4 hours, regaling us with stories of his many adventures up Everest and around the world, and his hopes of making a documentary about the Redgrave Theatre in Farnham (where the recording took place).
Pictureville posts about Brian Blessed becoming The Fearsome Beastie: http://www.pictureville.net/2013/07/brian-blessed-will-voice-fearsome.html
The 14th July saw Brian Blessed record his lines for the Beastie character – here are a few photos from a memorable day!
Show Me The Animation reports on Brian Blessed joining the cast of The Fearsome Beastie: http://www.showmetheanimation.com/index.php/brian-blessed-to-be-the-voice-of-the-fearsome-beastie/
Verbal Vigilante, AKA composers Jode Steele & David Wainwright, write music for film, TV, games & motion picture advertising. There work includes music & sound-design for the trailer campaigns of “Oblivion”, “The Dark Knight Rises”, “The Lone Ranger”, “After Earth”, “Trance” & “Thor: The Dark World”.