The YouTubers will make a cameo appearance in the UK release of the upcoming animated Disney film.
Dan Howell and Phil Lester‘s involvement with the film was announced on Twitter yesterday by Disney, along with a picture from the recording of their cameo voice roles.
Yes, its official! @danisnotonfire & @AmazingPhil have cameo voice roles in the UK cinema release of Big Hero 6! pic.twitter.com/K4HLTWu61w
— Disney UK (@Disney_UK) January 5, 2015
Dan added more details about their involvement, saying they would be voicing “Male Technician 1 & 2”
yes anyone seeing Big Hero 6 at cinemas in the UK can prepare for our epic film debuts as MALE TECHNICIAN 1 & 2! (i'm expecting Oscar buzz)
— Dan Howell (@danisnotonfire) January 5, 2015
Dan and Phil are not the first YouTubers to appear on the big screen, last year Caspar Lee starred alongside Troye Sivan in the South African film Spud 3.
Big Hero 6 is released 30 January in UK cinemas.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at their involvement in the video below.
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