Mysterious wig-wearing music star Sia has signed on to the voice case of Hasbro and Lionsgate’s My Little Pony: The Movie, playing a pony pop star named Songbird Serenade in the animated feature. The announcement was made during the official My Little Pony panel at San Diego Comic-Con.
Previously announced voice cast members include Uzo Aduba, Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Taye Diggs, Michael Pena and Liev Schreiber. Set for release on October 6, 2017, My Little Pony: The Movie is being directed by go-to pony pic helmer Jayson Thiessen from a screenplay by Friendship Is Magic writer and producer Meghan McCarthy.
Stephen Davis and Brian Goldner are producing for Hasbro’s Allspark Pictures. Lionsgate is handling distribution in all territories excluding China.
When a dark force threatens Ponyville, the Mane 6 — Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity — embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.