According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dr. Who actor David Tennant has joined upcoming Chew animated series as the voice os Mason Savoy. Created by John Layman and Rob Guillory, Chew focuses on a detective who gains psychic insight into crimes by eating evidence.
Tennant's Mason Savoy is Chu's mentor-turned-villain, a role that was originally to be voiced by the late Robin Williams. Tennant joins a cast that includes Stephen Yuen as Chu, along with Felicia Day.
Yuen and Day recorded their voice parts in 2014, before the production was delayed by Williams's death.
Chew is directed by Jeff Krelitz, and adapted by Layman himself. No release date has been set.