Rosamund Pike commented: “I’m very excited to bring Lady Penelope’s wry wit and taste for adventure to a new generation. Exploring the scenes with David Graham has been an absolute delight. The scripts are very modern, very fresh and very funny. We’re all eagerly anticipating our next stint in the recording studio!”

David Graham, playing Parker, added: “I am triple chuffed to be on board the new series of Thunderbirds Are Go! and reprising my role of dear old Parker with such a distinguished cast. My driving skills are in good nick and I am delighted to be behind the wheel again with M’Lady. Cheerio!”

Thunderbirds Are Go! is produced by ITV Studios and New Zealand based Pukeko Pictures, with Weta Workshop (AvatarKing KongThe Lord of the Rings) designing the series and producing the miniatures. The 26×30’ children’s series will debut on ITV and UK’s CITV Channel in 2015. 

Thunderbirds Are Go! is executive produced by Estelle Hughes for ITV Studios, Giles Ridge for ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) and Richard Taylor and Andrew Smith for Pukeko Pictures.

The Head Writer is Rob Hoegee (SlugterraGenerator RexTeen TitansLeague of Super Evil) and the Series Director is David Scott (LEGO Star Wars), with Theo Baynton (the WotWots) as Episodic Director.

Thunderbirds Are Go! has been picked-up by Jamila Metran, Head of Programming for CITV, and is currently in production.