The voice of Mr. Owl is voiced by voice actor Huub Dikstaal. Earlier was already announced that, among others, Georgina Verbaan, Richard Groenendijk and Armin van Buuren as characters in the film. The 80-year-old Els Scherjon, which in the original tv series, the voice of Miss Stork encourage, is also working on the new film. It provides again the voice of the iconic character.
The title of the first digitally animated film about the well-known forest and his characters reads The Fabeltjeskrant & The Big Dierenbosspelen. Rubinstein Media, The Levita Productions and animation studio Grid have four years of working on the digitisation of the poppenversies of the famous animals from the old television series.
With the film is the fiftieth anniversary of the television series celebrated; on 28 september it was exactly a half-century ago that the first broadcast was to be seen. In total between 1968 and 1992 more than 1600 episodes of the children’s television series created. The program was in 2005 voted the best Dutch children’s tv program of all time.