Ronan Keating cast as Postman Pat`s singing voice for upcoming movie

PTI| Updated: Dec 07, 2013, 10:14 AM IST

London: Singer Ronan Keating has been cast as the singing voice for the fictional character of `Postman Pat` in the upcoming film.

The 36-year-old singer will join the star-studded vocal cast, including Stephen Mangan, Jim Broadbent, Rupert Grint and David Tennant, in `Postman Pat: The Movie`, reported Daily Express.

"It`s been a true honour to help bring Postman Pat`s singing voice to life. I grew up watching Pat and all the great characters... So I can`t wait to take my kids along to see them all on the big screen," Keating said.

The movie features postman, who was the star of the BBC children`s series `Postman Pat`.

The show was a huge hit with youngsters in the 1980s. The movie is set to release next year.