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Cleese & Curry Join Valiant Cast

MONTY PYTHON member John Cleese and LEGEND's devilish actor Tim Curry have joined the voice cast of Vanguard Animation's CG feature VALIANT, reported THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Cleese will play an Allied pigeon, trapped behind enemy lines. Curry will lend his voice to one of the baddies on the Falcon Brigade. They will be join the cast which includes Ewan McGregor (STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES), Ben Kingsley (HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG), Jim Broadbent (MOULIN ROGUE), Rupert Everett (MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING), Hugh Laurie (STUART LITTLE), John Hurt (THE ELEPHANT MAN) and Ricky Gervais (THE OFFICE).

Disney will distribute the film. John H. Williams (SHREK) is producing, with Gary Chapman directing. The story follow small sized wood pigeon named Valiant, who eventually becomes a hero in Great Britain's Royal Air Force Homing Pigeon Service during World War II.

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