(AllHipHop News) Twentieth Century Fox Animation has announced the voice cast for Epic, the studio’s upcoming 3D animated adventure-comedy featuring Beyonce and Pitbull.
In addition to Beyonce and Pitbull, lending their voice’s to the film, the cast of Epic also includes Aeromsith frontman and American Idol judge Steven Tyler, comedians Jason Sudeikis and Aziz Asari, and such actors as Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Johnny Knoxville and Amanda Seyfried.
Epic, which the studio hopes to have out by the end of 2013, follows the story of a “teenage girl as she is transported into another universe, which she then has to save in order to save the real world.”
According to Deadline, Beyonce will voice the character of Queen Tara while Pitbull will play Bufo. Aside from the characters names,no other details on their roles have been revealed.
Epic will be directed by Chris Wedge, who directed the Academy Award-nominated film Ice Age, which was the first installment in the studios massive Ice Age franchise which has now spanned four films.
The role will be Pitbull’s first official foray into acting despite creating the title song for last week’s release of Men In Black 3. Beyonce on the other hand is no stranger to the film world; her last film project was 2009’s Obsessed. She has been long-rumored to star in Clint Eastwood’s remaining of the 1976 film A Star Is Born.