Perry will be a part of as a visitor star, voicing a brand new character, Ms. Leopard. It comes forward of the 20th anniversary of the preschool animated collection, which was created by Neville Astley and Mark Baker.
Perry’s efficiency will function in an episode for the three-part Peppa Pig Wedding ceremony Get together Particular, which is about to premiere in spring 2024. The collection, which initially launched in Could 2004, airs on Nickeldeon and Paramount+ within the U.S.
The collection comes from Hasbro Leisure, which stored the franchise after promoting TV and movie manufacturing division eOne to Lionsgate earlier this 12 months.
The corporate famous that casting and filming for the particular was contracted and accomplished earlier than the actors and writers strikes and it’s compliant with SAG-AFTRA guidelines and situations.
Perry performs costume maker Ms. Leopard, who assists with the preparations for the first-ever Peppa Pig marriage ceremony between Mr. Bull and Mrs. Cow.
It’s Perry’s newest function in an animated mission; she beforehand starred in The Simpsons as Moe’s girlfriend. She additionally performed Smurfette in The Smurfs film.
Perry has beforehand posted on social media about watching Peppa Pig along with her daughter.
“We’re extremely thrilled to have such an A-list expertise be a part of the family-fun adventures in Peppa Pig. As a loving guardian and fan of Peppa herself, Katy Perry is an ideal match to voice the character of Ms. Leopard,” mentioned Olivier Dumont, President of Hasbro Leisure. “Reaching this model milestone of twenty years and with the ability to work with excellent expertise like Katy is a testomony to the worldwide success of Peppa Pig and her capacity to ship leisure no followers will need to miss. That is simply one of many many thrilling initiatives we now have within the pipeline for followers and households to commemorate Peppa Pig’s twentieth anniversary in 2024, comparable to dwell occasions and points of interest, merchandise and partnerships, Peppa events everywhere in the world and far more. Everybody’s invited to our year-long celebration.”