Lopez to lend voice in next `Ice Age`

London: Singer Jennifer Lopez, Jeremy Renner, Drake and Wanda Sykes have signed up to appear in forthcoming animated sequel "Ice Age: Continental Drift".

The singer-and-actress has been signed on to play Shira, a sabre toothed tiger who serves as a love interest for franchise regular Diego in new animated adventure, reports contactmusic.com.

Lopez is not the only new star to lend her voice to a character in the forthcoming film.

"The Hurt Locker" star Jeremy Renner is to play Gutt, who is described as a "self-styled master of the high seas", while Wanda Sykes and Keke Palmer are also committed to the project, though details of their roles have not yet been revealed.