DreamWorks lines up cast for Monsters vs. Aliens

Mumbai: DreamWorks Animation SKG and Paramount Pictures announced its talented line-up for DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters vs. Aliens, the studio’s first film produced in Ultimate 3-D technology. Monsters vs. Aliens, which is slated for a domestic release date of 27 March, 2009, reinvents the classic ’50s monster movie into an irreverent modern day action comedy.

The cast includes Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon as Susan Murphy, a.k.a. Ginormica; Golden Globe winner Hugh Laurie as Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D.; Will Arnett as The Missing Link; Seth Rogen as B.O.B.; Rainn Wilson as Gallaxhar; Emmy winner Stephen Colbert as The President of the United States; Golden Globe winner Kiefer Sutherland as General W.R. Monger; and Paul Rudd as Susan’s boyfriend, Derek.

Monsters vs. Aliens is directed by Rob Letterman and Conrad Vernon, produced by Lisa Stewart and co-produced by Jill Hopper and Latifa Ouaou. The film marks the theatrical debut of DreamWorks Animation’s Ultimate 3-D, the studio’s proprietary production process of authoring its animated films in 3-D from start to finish.