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
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
I never would have guessed that film’s story would go for a “50-Foot Woman and her (literally) Howling Commandos”-sorta set-up, but it’s actually a pretty decent plot device so as to efficiently get to the point of fighting aliens (and that’s what I’m plunking money down for a ticket to see). While I’ve admittedly had little affection for Dreamworks’ previous animated efforts, hopefully this one will turn that opinion around.