Branagh to star in Irish episode of 'The Simpsons'

Branagh to star in Irish episode of 'The Simpsons'

Kenneth Branagh has landed a role in 'The Simpsons', it has been revealed.

The Belfast-born actor-director will play an Irish pub landlord in an upcoming episode of the cartoon series, serving Homer and Grandpa as the owner of the pub Grandpa once had the best night of his life in.

In the episode Homer and his dad travel to Ireland to buy the pub but find things are not quite as easy as they think, thanks to the smoking ban.

Branagh, more famous for his Shakespearean roles, has already recorded his contribution to the iconic series.

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