Watership Down is an upcoming British-Irish-American animated television miniseries directed by Noam Murro . It is based on the 1972 novel of the same name byRichard Adams and adapted by Tom Bidwell.  The Four-part serial is scheduled to be broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom and stream internationally on Netflixin 2017. 
- James McAvoy as Hazel 
- Nicholas Hoult as Fiver 
- John Boyega as Bigwig 
- Ben Kingsley as General Woundwort 
- Gemma Arterton as Clover 
- Olivia Colman as Strawberry 
- Anne-Marie Duff as Hyzenthlay 
- Miles Jupp as Blackberry 
- Freddie Fox as Captain Holly 
- Daniel Rigby as Dandelion
- Rory Kinnear as Cowslip
- Daniel Kaluuya as Bluebell
- Gemma Chan as Dewdrop
In July 2014, it was announced that the BBC would be airing a new animated miniseries based on the novel.  In April 2016, it was announced that the series would be a co-production between the BBC and Netflix , and would consist of four one-hour episodes.  The series has a budget of £ 20 million. 
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