Horrid Henry

Film news & developments

Horrid Henry: Cast announced

  • Anjelica Huston, Richard E. Grant and Parminder Nagra have been set to star in "Horrid Henry", the 3D live action adaptation of Francesca Simon's books.

  • Newcomer Theo Stevenson will also star as Horrid Henry while Scarlett Stitt and Ross Marron will be his friends Moody Margaret and Perfect Peter.

  • Huston will play Henry's terrifying teacher Miss Battle-Axe.

  • Grant will play the role of the headmaster.

  • Nagra will play Miss Lovely.

  • Rebecca Front is also in the cast playing Henry's headmistress Ms Oddbod.

  • Matthew Horne will play Henry's Dad and Prunella Scales his Great Aunt Greta.

  • Noel Fielding will make an appearance as Killer Boy Rats' frontman Ed Banger, joining Jo Brand as the Demon Dinner Lady.

Horrid Henry: Vertigo Films to develop

  • Vertigo Films will develop "Horrid Henry" for the big screen.

  • Based on the children's book by the same name, Henry is a naughty little boy who plays tricks on his parents.

  • Nick Moore ("Wild Child") will be directing.

  • Filming is scheduled to start in October and November 2010.