Beyonce, Colin Farrell to star in animated film

Los Angeles: A new 3D CG animated film ‘Epic’ will have a star-studded voice cast ranging from popstar Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell to Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler.

The film will be directed by Chris Wedge of ‘Ice Age’. Knowles will voice the character of Queen Tara, Farrell as Ronin, Josh Hutcherson as Nod, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, rapper Pitbull as Bufo, Jason Sudeikis as Bomba and Tyler as Nim Galuu, reported a website.

The film is a battle deep in the forest between the forces of good and evil. When a teenaged girl finds herself magically transported into this secret universe, she must band together with a rag-tag team of fun and whimsical characters to save that world, which in turn saves the real world."

‘Epic’, which was developed under the working title ‘Leafmen’, will be released on May 24, 2013 in the US.