Broadbent & Blethyn Voice “Ethel & Ernest”

Jim Broadbent and Brenda Blethyn have joined the voice cast of the animated feature “Ethel & Ernest” for The Little Film Co. says The Hollywood Reporter.

Based on the graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, the story traces the lives of Briggs’ parents, two ordinary Londoners in a four-decade long marriage.

John Coates, who produced the Oscar-nominated short “The Snowman” based on another Briggs book, will produce.