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Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich lend their voices to DreamWorks Animation’s The Penguins of Madagascar


06 August 2013

He can currently be seen as Marvin in Dean Parisot's RED 2 and word is that John Malkovich will lend his voice alongside The Hobbit trilogy antagonist Benedict Cumberbatch in the forthcoming Madagascar spinoff The Penguins of Madagascar.

Cumberbatch will take on the role of the CIA agent hot on the trail of Malkovich's charming villain of the story.

The DreamWorks Animation favourite has spawned several Penguins spinoffs including a straight-to-DVD film and a comic book written by David Server and Jackson Lanzing as well as the Nickelodeon TV show.

Bee Movie helmer Simon J Smith will direct the film from a script penned by John Aboud and Michael Colton.

The Penguins of Madagascar will be released on March 27 2015 and Cumberbatch has various films coming to cinemas including the upcoming Julian Assange film The Fifth Estate, 12 Years a Slave, August: Osage County and returns to Middle Earth as the dragon Smaug in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug which opens in cinemas and IMAX on December 13.

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THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG OPENS IN CINEMAS AND IMAX ON DECEMBER 13