Emily Blunt Joins Hasbro's 'My Little Pony' Movie

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Blunt joins Kristin Chenoweth in the Jayson Theissen-directed animated film.

Emily Blunt has joined the cast of My Little Pony: The Movie.

Hasbro, Inc. and Lionsgate announced Friday that the actress will voice a new character in the animated movie.

Blunt joins a cast of Kristin Chenoweth, Tara Strong, Cathy Weseluck, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain and Ashleigh Ball, who will voice the Mane 6 — Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity. When a new dark force threatens Ponyville, they 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.

Jayson Theissen is directing Hasbro's foray into full-length animated features, with Hasbro executives Brian Goldner and Stephen Davis as producers. It is set for global theatrical release on Nov. 3, 2017.

My Little Pony: The Movie is being produced by Hasbro's Allspark Pictures with Lionsgate distributing and marketing the film globally, with the exception of China.