LazyTown stands stronger than ever. The company's relatives are big-hearted and seem to have every reason to be optimistic about the business in the coming years. "We have just become part of the Turner group, which in turn is part of Time Warner. Those agreements were finalized late 2011, and the purpose, among other things, to bring on board an owner who has the right distribution channels," say...
Hardworking and not stiff
Many kids have heard the voice of Ólöf Kristín without recognizing her face. This young girl has lent her voice to quite a few cartoons, including Lilo and Stitch and the movie Elf. Now, however, she is working in a group of people on the dubbing of the series LazyTown, and Ólöf dubs for the cute Stephanie, of course.
“It’s a different project than anything else I’ve done and more work. It seems to be a bit more elaborate and because there is a real girl playing Stephanie it is harder to make the voices match. I read from a piece of paper and sometimes I have to practice before I start” says Ólöf in such a cheerful voice that it is easy to understand that it is voiced. She says she likes LazyTown herself. “I saw the play when I was younger and enjoyed it, Siggi saeti (Ziggy) is my favorite character, he’s so funny.
When asked how it was that Ólöf got into this business at such a young age, she is twelve years old, she says: “My uncle is doing something related to this kind of dubbing, and my dad asked them if I could have a try. So I just thought it was fun.”
However, Ólöf is not at all stiff like Solla (Stephanie) because she is a real handball girl who trains with Fylki. In addition, she practices the clarinet with full force and was finishing her second level. There is clearly power in this young lady. “It can be a bit difficult to find time for other things, but that’s okay.”
Ólöf’s entire program is not completely listed because she has also taken on a role in the musical Annie. “I play an orphan and we start rehearsing in full next week. I really enjoy acting and singing” says Ólöf and admits that she now wants to be an actress when she grows up.