Ahoy there mateys! Hot Fuzz and Shaun of a Dead star Nick Frost is going to play Captain Pugwash on a large screen.
The star will play a left-handed and villainous bandit in a live movement film formed on a classical 1950s children’s books and 1970s TV series.
“Besides Winston Churchill and Henry VIII, Captain Horatio Pugwash seems like a purpose we was innate to play,” Frost said.
Production on a film will start subsequent year.
The film will see a round marauder on a boat to Botany Bay, where he eventually finds himself during a helm of The Black Pig on a goal to rescue Tom a Cabin Boy’s father, who is marooned on a volcanic island.
You can also design a store of value and an army of indignant ghosts – and of march Pugwash’s arch-enemy, Cut-Throat Jake.
Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels star Jason Flemyng will also star in a film, with some-more casting to be announced soon. We’re personally anticipating Captain Jack Sparrow competence make an coming too.
Created by John Ryan, Captain Pugwash initial seemed as a comic frame in The Eagle in 1950, before apropos a array of brief black-and-white cartoons, that ran on a BBC from 1957-66.
They became famous for their elementary sets, with card puppet characters tranquil by levers.
It was after regenerated in 1974 for a second era of episodes constructed in colour.