Fox’s "Epic" Casts Voices of Beyonce, Colin Farrell, Amanda Seyfried, and Steven Tyler
Deadline.com reports that 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have cast a number of celebrity actors for voice acting roles in Epic, a new 3-D CGI animated feature slated for release on May 24, 2013. Beyonce Knowles will play Queen Tara, with Colin Farrell as Ronin, The Hunger Games‘ Josh Hutcherson as Nod, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, Johnny Knoxville as Mandrake, Aziz Ansari as Mub, rapper Pitbull as Bufo, Jason Sudeikis as Bomba, and Steven Tyler as Nim Galuu. The movie will be directed by Chris Wedge from a script by Dan Shere, and had been in development under the title Leafmen. The plot involves a teenage girl transported to a magical secret universe, where she get engaged in a battle of good-vs-evil to save that world, and in turn save the real one.