Lorraine Kelly to star in Phineas and Ferb

By Dominic Sacco

February 19th 2013 at 1:00PM
Lorraine Kelly to star in Phineas and Ferb

Breakfast TV icon will lend her voice to Disney's popular animated TV show.

Lorraine Kelly will voice a US judge character in Disney's animated series Phineas and Ferb.

The breakfast TV presenter joins a raft of celebrities who have voiced characters in the show, including David Beckham, Jamie Oliver, David Mitchell and Gary Lineker. US voice talent includes Ben Stiller, Michael J. Fox, Selena Gomez and Slash.

Last year, Simon Pegg, Lenny Henry and Jonathan Ross all snapped up roles in the hit animation, and Lorraine is the first Brit to join the line up in 2013.

Kelly will appear in an episode titled 'Norm Unleashed', which premieres at 4.45pm on March 7th on Disney XD.

The BAFTA-nominated and Emmy-award winning comedy Phineas and Ferb saw over 80 million people tune in across Europe, Middle East & Africa between October and December 2012 alone. 

First Lady Michelle Obama is even a fans of the show. 

Lorraine Kelly commented: “I'm so delighted to be voicing for Phineas and Ferb, especially as it has such a cult following. That’s what really attracted me to the role, and I also love the way that the hugely entertaining humour works for adults as well as kids so families can watch together. 

"I'm so looking forward to being a judge and hope my daughter and her pals at university are suitably impressed."

Series creator and executive producer Jeff Marsh added: "I’ve watched Lorraine on the sofa many a time and have always admired her work, and her fabulous sense of humour. As a British institution, Lorraine’s perfect for a role in Phineas and Ferb.  She's got such a fun tone to her voice and I can't wait to see how she interprets the role."

Since premiering in 2008, Phineas and Ferb has gone on to become the number one ratings driver for Disney XD with kids in the UK. 

Disney has ordered a fourth season of the TV series, which will launch in April 2013. 

You can see Kelly's character in the series below:

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