"Gromit" Has a New Role in HMV

April 03, 2007 03:09:15 GMT

Gromit, the dog from "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit", will be featured as a logo of famous music firm HMV for three months.


Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit picture

Looks like the intelligent dog from "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" will have another job to do for some period of time apart from his 'acting stint.'

Yes, Gromit has been announced to be part of the famous logo of music firm HMV, serving as stand in for its iconic image Nipper the dog in supporting the company's promotion of children's DVDs at its stores for three months.

"It's a great honour to be stepping in the same paw prints as an icon as big as Nipper," Gromit's creator Nick Park commented. "Gromit will look after 'the seat' for as long as Nipper allows."

As for Nipper, which has been featured in the logo listening to an early gramophone recording, HMV's execs have assured that the dog will still represent the firm in other uses of its logo.

© AceShowbiz.com




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