'Love Actually' star Bill Nighy is to voice Dylan the Rabbit in the big screen version of 'The Magic Roundabout'.

The film is due for release in the spring of next year and also stars Robbie Williams as the voice of Dougal, Kylie Minogue as Florence, Joanna Lumley as Ermintrude the Cow and Jim Broadbent as Brian the Snail.

Nighy has been nominated for a BAFTA for his performance as former rock star Billy Mack in 'Love Actually'.

The awards ceremony takes place in London this weekend.