"Doctor Who" star David Tennant has joined the voice cast of the animated science fiction show "gen:Lock".
Produced by Rooster Teeth Animation, the show revolves around a team of young pilots who are recruited to control the next generation of giant, weaponised robot bodies known as mecha.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Tennant will voice Dr Rufus Weller, a lead scientist with the Experimental Science Unit (ESU) and the inventor of the "gen:LOCK" technology.
"Tennant is sci-fi royalty and we are thrilled to have him join this amazing cast," said Rooster Teeth Chief Creative Officer Burnie Burns in a statement.
The show's cast also includes Michael B Jordan, who voices the main character Julian Chase, as well as Dakota Fanning and Koichi Yamadera.
"gen:Lock" is set to premiere in January next year.
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