Monsters vs. Aliens: New Photo and Cast Revealed

Monsters vs. Aliens

DreamWorks Animation has revealed the voice cast and released a new photo for their 2009 computer animated 3D film Monsters vs. Aliens.

Based on the horror comic Rex Havoc, the film attempts to reinvent the classic 1950’s monster B-movie starring Reese Witherspoon as Susan Murphy, a California girl who, on her wedding day, has the bad luck to be hit by a meteor, which causes her to grow to be 49 feet, 11½ inches tall. Captured by the military, she’s renamed Ginormica. The rest of the cast includes:

  • Rainn Wilson – the evil alien Gallaxhar
  • Hugh Laurie – Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D.
  • Seth Rogen – the jellylike B.O.B.
  • Will Arnett – the half-ape, half-fish Missing Link
  • Kiefer Sutherland – General W.R. Monger
  • Stephen Colbert – The President

Monsters vs. Aliens

Sounds like an interesting concept, almost like a mainstream version of Grindhouse, but computer animated and in 3D. The voice cast also sounds very appealing. This will be Seth Rogen’s fourth turn as a computer animated character over the a period of just one year (Spiderwick, Horton, Kung Fu Panda).

Monsters vs. Aliens hits theaters on March 27th 2009.

Discuss: Is anyone interested in a computer animated 3D retro monster b-movie?

source: USA Today

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