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Eddie Redmayne joins Thomas The Tank Engine movie

The Theory of Everything

Story by Jack Foley

OSCAR winner Eddie Redmayne is lending his voice to a new train in the next Thomas the Tank Engine movie.

The British actor, who took home the best actor prize for his performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, will be the voice of Ryan on a Thomas and Friends DVD titled Sodor’s Legend Of The Lost Treasure.

The star said he “jumped at the opportunity” to be part of the recording, having grown up with Thomas.

“I grew up loving to watch Thomas and his pals getting caught up in unexpected and mischievous adventures. [So], I jumped at the opportunity to get involved and what fun it was. I have never voiced an animated character before, and I had a complete blast.”

Sodor’s Legend Of The Lost Treasure also features the voices of veteran actor John Hurt and Jamie Campbell Bower.

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