David Tennant and Fireman Sam team up to fight aliens in new film

There are also plans to take Bob the Builder international

Jack Shepherd
Tuesday 05 April 2016 10:46
David Tennant and Fireman Same to join forces to fight aliens
David Tennant and Fireman Same to join forces to fight aliens

Today in ‘Headlines You Didn’t Think You’d See Today’, David Tennant will be working with Fireman Sam to fight off an Alien invasion in a new feature-length film.

Announced at MIPTV, the Doctor Who actor has joined the voice cast of Fireman Sam: Alien Alert, which is due out next year.

Toy giant’s Mattel announced Tennent will be alien-hunter-cum-TV-presenter Buck Douglas in the 60-minute special.

At the same event, they also announced plans to take Bob the Builder global with Bob the Builder: Mega Machines - The Movie, set for TV and DVD release in 2017.

Just a week ago, the toy manufacturer announced Thomas the Tank Engine would soon be joined by a whole host of international friends in an attempt to expand the brand.

Meanwhile, Aliens aren’t the weirdest thing Tennant has fought recently, having reprised his role as the eighth Doctor to fight internet trolls in a new audio-drama.

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