Andy Serkis, famous for pioneering motion-capture performance in The Lord Of The Rings, King Kong and the upcoming Tintin films, has revealed he will collaborate with musician Nick Cave on a motion-capture movie of The Threepenny Opera. The Brecht and Weill musical play was first performed in 1928 in Berlin.

“It’s nice to announce it in its hometown,” said Serkis this week. The actor is in town to talk about his bravura performance (pictured) in sexdrugs&rock&roll (Panorama) as the late rock star Ian Dury