Gina Rodriguez & Jonathan Groff Join the Cast of Netflix Family Series 'Lost Ollie'

Gina Rodriguez & Jonathan Groff Join the Cast of Netflix Family Series 'Lost Ollie'

Netflix has announced it’s cast for the upcoming limited series Lost Ollie!

Gina Rodriguez and Jonathan Groff are among the voice cast of the animated show.

Here’s a synopsis: Lost Ollie is the story of a lost toy on an epic adventure, searching across the country for the boy who lost him, and the story of the boy who lost more than a best friend. A heartwarming journey to reunite in the face of all the dangers that childhood can throw at them. The limited series is inspired by the book “Ollie’s Odyssey” by renowned author and illustrator William Joyce.

Jonathan will play Ollie, a handmade toy rabbit stitched together from odds and ends. Ollie has a pure spirit with a heart of gold and never ruins a chance to make friends. He’s been best friends with Billy since forever, until one day he ends up in a resale shop with no way home. Though he’s often afraid of the unknown, Ollie puts on a brave face and sets off to find Billy, meeting other toys to help him along the way.

Gina will voice Momma. Billy’s mother Sharon is a loving woman who inspires creativity and imagination in her son. She makes sure to cherish their time together, teaching Billy all the things he’ll need to know to find happiness in the future.

Also joining the voice cast includes Jake Johnson as Daddy, Mary J Blige as Rosy, Tim Blake Nelson as Zozo and Kesler Talbot as Billy.

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