A voice cast including Beyonce Knowles, Steven Tyler and Colin Farrell has been set for Epic, an upcoming animated feature film from Fox and Blue Sky Studios.
Directed by Chris Wedge, Epic is about a teenage girl who is transported into a secret forest universe where a group of whimsical rebels battle the forces of evil to save the world, according to a report at Deadline.com.
Knowles is set to play Queen Tara, with Farrell playing a character called Ronin and Tyler set as Nim Galauu. Also in the cast are Josh Hutcherson as Nod, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, Jason Sudeikis as Bomba, rapper Pitbull as Bufo, Aziz Ansari as Mub and Johnny Knoxville as Mandrake. The cast also features Blake Anderson and Judah Friedlander.
Previously known as Leafmen, Epic is produced by Lori Forte and Jerry Davis and is set for release May 24, 2013.