Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh has joined the cast of Horrid Henry: The Movie, playing Henry’s cousin Prissy Polly.

The 3D film is shooting now in the UK with a cast including Anjelica Huston, Richard E Grant, Theo Stevenson, Scarlett Stitt, Ross Marron, Rebecca Front, Parminder Nagra, Noel Fielding, Jo Brand, Matthew Horne and Prunella Scales.

 Walsh said: “I am so excited to have been asked!  The Horrid Henry books are wonderful and to be playing the role of Prissy Polly in 3D is incredible!”

Producer Rupert Preston added:  “We’re delighted to have Kimberley join our cast and make her big-screen debut in glorious 3D in this fun-filled adventure!”

Nick Moore directs from Lucinda Whiteley’s script, for Vertigo Films and Novel Entertainment.