Pathe has signed Bill Nighy - to voice the character of the rabbit, Dylan, for its CGI animated feature The Magic Roundabout.

Nighy rounds out the previously announced voice cast members for the film of The Magic Roundabout, which is based on the classic cult TV series of the same name, created in the late 60s by Serge Danot.

Other voices include, Tom Baker (ZeeBad); Jim Broadbent (Brian); Joanna Lumley (Ermintrude); Kylie Minogue (Florence); Bill Nighy (Dylan); Richard O'Brien (Zebedee); Robbie Williams (Dougal) and Ray Winstone (Soldier Sam).

Pathe will distribute the film in the UK and France in Spring 2005.