Germany’s Studio 100 Film, Australia’s POP Family Entertainment, and Ireland’s Telegael recently announced the voice cast for the animated comedy feature “Being Betty Flood." The 87-minute feature film, targeted at 8- to 14-year-olds is set for delivery in Autumn 2023.“We are absolutely thrilled by this outstanding cast line-up which will take this project into new spheres," Studio 100 Media’s Director of Business Operations, Thorsten Wegener, said. "All actors are a true match to the characters they are voicing. We are sure that this makes this film even more attractive to international buyers.”
Adapted and written by Harry Cripps and Cleon Prineas, “Being Betty Flood” is based on the 13-book series "The Floods" written and illustrated by award-winning Australian author Colin Thompson, which has been a stellar performer in the Australian and New Zealand kids’ book market for the last twelve years, with over one million copies sold across the series. Since being announced at the Cannes Marché du film this May, the whimsical and whacky film has already been sold to NOS Lusomondo (Portugal), Notorious (Italy), ADS (Hungary) FilmHouse (Israel), and Myndform (Iceland), with more sales to be announced at AFM by Studio 100 Film. The film is an Official Treaty Co-Production between Australia and Ireland, which allows the film to be marketed with full European status. Studio 100 Film will be responsible for the worldwide distribution.
Headlining the cast as Betty Flood is Evanna Lynch - best known for her role as Luna Lovegood in the “Harry Potter” film series. She is supported by celebrated actors Miranda Otto as Aneska Flood, and Richard Roxburgh as Murkhart. They are joined by Charlotte Friels as Misha, Ed Bryne as Winchflat, Ardal O’Hanlon as Nerlin, Neil Delamere as Staniel, Semisi Cheekha as Nat, Erin Choy as Abi, as well as Sarah Aubrey, who voices various characters.
"Being Betty Flood" introduces Betty, a headstrong, smart 12-year-old girl torn between her over-protective mother and her desire to prove her magical and musical abilities. As she navigates the challenges of growing up and finding her place in the world, her relationships with her family and friends echo the experiences of young girls all over the world in this universal movie full of magic and mayhem.
We are absolutely thrilled by this outstanding cast line-up which will take this project into new spheres. All actors are a true match to the characters they are voicing. We are sure that this makes this film even more attractive to international buyers.” Thorsten Wegener Media’s Director of Business Operations, Studio 100