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Everything About Netflix’s Animated Movie

An animated adaptation of the theatrical production of river dance is set to hit Netflix next week, titled Riverdance: the animated adventure.

The film follows a young Irishman Keegan and his Spanish friend Moya. Together, the two go on a journey to a magical world to learn more about Riverdance and the dangers of the Huntsman.

Riverdance: The Animated Adventure is directed by Dave Rosenbaum and Eamonn Butler, with music by Irish composer Bill Whelan.


‘Riverdance: The Animated Adventure’ – Ensemble Voice Cast, Synopsis and Trailer

The official trailer for Riverdance: The Animated Adventure premiered in May 2021 and the film will be available to stream on Netflix from January 14, 2022. It’s a family adventure story, written by Tyler Werrin and Dave Rosenbaum.

The official synopsis of Riverdance: The Animated Adventure bed:

“An Irish boy named Keegan and a Spanish girl named Moya travel to the mythical world of Megaloceros Giganteus who teach them to appreciate Riverdance as a celebration of life. Inspired by the global stage sensation and new music from Grammy winner Bill Whelan.”

Here’s a look at Netflix’s brilliant voice cast Riverdance: The Animated Adventure.


Pierce Brosnan as Patrick and Grandfather

Irish actor and film producer Pierce Brosnan is best known for playing Agent James Bond in the Bond film series. His other notable works include The Fourth Protocol, Mrs. Doubtfire, Mamma Mia! movies, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, The November Man and The matador among several others.

He received two Golden Globe Award nominations and co-founded Irish DreamTime. Brosnan to Voice Patrick and Grandpa in Netflix’s Upcoming Animated Movie Riverdance: The Animated Adventure.


Lilly Singh as Penny

Lilly Singh is a Canadian comedian, former talk show host and YouTuber. She is best known for her world tour film A trip to Unicorn Island, his book How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life and his talk show A little late with Lilly Singh, with his YouTube videos.

She is the first person of Indian descent to host an American late night talk show and in 2016 she was one of the highest paid YouTubers in the world on the Forbes list. His accolades include an MTV Fandom Award, four Streamy Awards, two Teen Choice Awards and a People’s Choice Award.

Singh will voice Penny in Riverdance: The Animated Adventure.


Jermaine Fowler as Benny

American actor, writer and comedian Jermaine Fowler is best known for Coming 2 America, Superior Donuts, RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars 6, BoJack Horseman, Family Guy, Judas and the Black Messiah and crackle among several others.

Fowler to Voice Benny in Netflix’s Next Animated Movie Riverdance: The Animated Adventure.


Brendan Gleeson as The Hunter

Brendan Gleeson is an Irish actor and director. His notable works include Braveheart, Gangs of New York, Troy, The Smurfs 2, Paddington 2, Harry Potter movies, Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers, Into the Storm and Comey’s Rule among several others.

He has received three IFTA Awards, two British Independent Film Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award. Additionally, Gleeson has been nominated twice for a BAFTA Award and four times for a Golden Globe Award.

He will voice the Huntsman in Netflix Riverdance: The Animated Adventure.


Other members of Riverdance: The Animated Adventure include Sam Hardy, Hannah Herman, Pauline McLynn, John Kavanagh and Aisling Bea.

Flux Riverdance: The Animated Adventure exclusively on Netflix from January 14, 2022.


Edited by Sijo Samuel Paul

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